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GNOME Shell extensions are small snippets that expand the functionality and features of GNOME Shell. These snippets are written in JavaScript and CSS.

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Why does It say I need to install a native host connector when I already have it installed? (Gnome Extensions)

I already ran chrome-gnome-shell, but it still says I need to install a native host connector: Any fixes?
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS | Gnome Shell Extension Manager not working properly (Settings freezing)

When using Gnome Extension Manager on Ubuntu 22.04LTS, the app freezes every time I open the settings of some extension I tried to install the app with Snap, apt-get, Flatpak and even tried the Chrome ...
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Some Parts of Ubuntu Still in Light Mode After Switching to Dark Mode

I use Ubuntu 22.04 and installed Gnome Extensions to try to get a purple theme, which that mostly worked out. The problem now is, there are multiple things that are in light mode, such as the Calendar,...
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RE: How to separate system icons in top bar - Gnome 42

Referring to the link: How to separate system icons in top bar I would like to separate the system icons in the top bar, that is wifi, bluetooth, sound and battery, to have 4 different clickable icons....
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What is the `gjs` process in Ubuntu 22.04? What if I remove it?

I have 2 processes running as gjs in my Ubuntu 22.04. Using the ps -aux | grep -n gjs command I can find them as: /usr/bin/gjs /usr/share/gnome-shell/org.gnome.Shell.Notifications /usr/bin/gjs /usr/...
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Can I disable the shell theme for my dock?

I customized my dock (dash to dock) a little bit with the dconf application and I really liked it, but when I activated my shell theme (dracula) it kind of ruined the neat look and I can't fix it in ...
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GNOME Shell extensions not working in Ubuntu 22.04

I followed the instructions on https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-gnome-shell-extensions-on-ubuntu-22-04-jammy-jellyfish-linux-desktop to install GNOME Shell extensions, but I still get the error: ...
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How to poweroff / reboot / suspend / hibernate Ubuntu 22.04 by two mouse clicks (not four as by default)?

How to remove confirmation menu when performing poweroff / reboot / suspend / hibernate actions? How to place this menu items without submenus? In Ubuntu 20.04 I used "Simpler Off Menu" ...
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Where is working "Simpler Off Menu" gnome-shell extension for Ubuntu 22.04?

For Ubuntu 20.04 extension can be installed from here. But for 22.04 it is not working. Where can I found working version and how to install it?
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What can I use as an alternative to yad's notification + menu in Ubuntu 22.04?

I have some scripts that use yad's notification + menu. It is ideal for my purposes. Unfortunately, the notification uses a discontinued method that no longer works in Gnome 42 on Ubuntu 22.04 — the ...
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How to connect Android to Ubuntu 22.04 Jellyfish?

I used GSConnect and F-droid until I upgraded to Jellyfish. Now the extension is not compatible with Jellyfish since it's not working on Firefox. I have tried Extension Manager, but it still doesn't ...
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How to hide the workspaces from the app picker?

So, basically, I don't want the workspaces to show in the applications menu (app picker?) window. They're already there when I click activities, so I don't need the redundancy. Solutions? I imagine I ...
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Extension of GNOME shell showing ERROR

I want to add this system monitor to my top bar but it's showing error. Screenshot link here.
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Install Gnome Shell Extensions 22.04 LTS

Using this guide which is for ubuntu 20.04 (and worked successfully in that version with Gnome version 3.36.8) what are the installation requirements in 22.04 LTS to avoid the following error message? ...
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Ubuntu 21 and up freezes when GNOME Shell Extensions are active

Ubuntu freezes when GNOME Shell Extensions is activated, the first time the problem occurred when I upgraded from 20.04 to 21.10 and the problem persisted with the latest version 22.04 installed in ...
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"Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected" error in 22.04

I upgraded my system from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to 22.04 LTS and I'm now facing this error on the GNOME Shell extensions webpage: This was solved in previous versions, and I have tried these solutions: ...
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Gui Tools to get more info on Programs / Apps

I've used Ubuntu (20.04 atm), and looking for something to make it a bit more user friendly, given apt, snap, appimages, etc. that mean programs can be stored in all sorts of locations. While I like ...
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How to run GSConnect Gnome Extension

I've installed Gnome Shell Extension using Ubuntu 20.04. I was then able to install the Clipboard Indicator extension which then showed up on the top right of the screen (Systray?). I installed the ...
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files are removed from their origin when copied on external media

if I transfer data (drag and drop) on the icon of an external media ( hard drive, pendrive..) they are moved and original files are removed from their origin. If I open the window of the media, then ...
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How do I move the favorite applications in the Ubuntu dock?

Similar to this question: How do I move the "Show Applications" icon in Ubuntu Dock?, but in reverse. I want to move my applications in the Ubuntu dock to the bottom or the right, so that ...
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Ubuntu 21: Top bar for all monitors

Since the update to the new Ubuntu 21 (particulary, in this moment, I'm on Ubuntu 21.10), due to the GNOME newer version 40+, I was no more able to use multi-monitor-add-on, so that I cannot have the ...
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GNOME - Dock appears on Lock Screen

This glitch only happens with the dash to dock extension (https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/307/dash-to-dock/) and not the default Ubuntu docks or any other docks I've tried. So, when I use the ...
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How to remove sticky error message being overlayed on all screens of ubuntu, the message is displayed on all screens even after restarting?

I was installing some extension from https://extensions.gnome.org/ that extensions had some dependencies which was not met and hence it dumped an error message on my screen " System Infromations -...
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Is there a way to toggle the Do Not Disturb Button extension based off a Gnome Calendar description?

The Do Not Disturb Button extension is set to toggle on a keyboard shortcut (super+q). Is there any way to toggle it based on if I have "mute" in the event description in Gnome Calendar? I ...
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Hide Top Bar in overview

What I want to do: Hide the GNOME Panel while Overview/App Grid is open, but show it on the desktop. So when I go to my activities overview or look at my apps, the panel is not there. But when I am ...
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GNOME Shell Extension screen margin

I am in love with tweaking my shell, and I have a few extensions installed. One of which is Hide Top Bar. When enabled, my Desktop Icons (Desktop Icons: NEO/NG) shift up. This makes the top bar ...
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Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected in ubuntu 21.10

I want to install the NetSpeed extension to monitor internet speed. but there is an error that say Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer ...
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After screen shot unable to click on any other window or taskbar

So I have the screen shot (copy screen shot of area to clipboard) set to a hotkey which has been working for a couple weeks but now all of a sudden whenever I take a screenshot I'm unable to click on ...
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How to reset default top bar style

Today I was tinkering my Ubuntu 21.10. Looking for a way to configure my top panel, I installed the extensions Unite and Shell Configurator. All was fine until I removed Unite after realizing that it ...
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Gnome Extension not installing

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu and I installed the gnome shell like the website told me to and when I click on the switch toggle, it slides to On but nothing else happens, no prompt to install, ...
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Gnome shell extensions not working in Ubuntu 21.04 different error check everywhere

Note: Please read this carefully, i had googled a lot cant find any solution. I tried other answers too but they didn't worked for me Thanks to everyone in advance... Some detailed information about ...
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Freon performance impact

How does the freon gnome extension affect performance as it checks the temp with the frequency the user sets it to. What does it do behind the scene?
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Cannot enable Shell extensions after having turned them off (ubuntu 21.10)

On ubuntu 21.10 after disabling a couple of extensions for troubleshooting gnome-shell RAM usage, I cannot longer enable them. Using the extensions app the toggle switch results disabled and the ...
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Have a terminal always open at the bottom of the screen on Ubuntu

I was thinking of having something like this: Is there a way of doing this?
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How to enable code completion in gnome builder in gnome shell extensions?

I opened a Gnome Shell extension folder in Gnome Builder, and found that it doesn't provide autocomplete functionality. I'm sure that I have to set up the IDE in some way, but I haven't found any ...
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Desktop Widget Creation

am trying to write an application (gnome extension) that will function as a desktop widget (think Android Widget), always showing only on the desktop (not a typical application instance, no minimize, ...
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Why are my gnome extensions not listed in gsettings?

I want to automate my Ubuntu install and for that I also want to automatically install extensions and apply my settings. Unfortunately, if I install my extensions via the browser, I can not get my ...
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How to configure Hibernate button to not ask password for performing hibernate (for Simpler Off Menu extension for Ubuntu 20.04)

I configured hibernate as described here and installed Simpler Off Menu gnome-shell-extension with the help of this instruction. Hibernate button is working but every time requires password to allow ...
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Problems with Gnome Extensions in 21.10

Recently I installed Ubuntu 21.10 and some Gnome Extensions (ArcMenu and DashtoPanel). But I can´t change their configurations. The Extensions app is not working either. I installed the deb version ...
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pulseview assign issue

my box is 20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa) I cannot assign the *.sr extension to pulseview. I did as follows: Installed with 'apt install' from official package. I can start from dash clicking its icon. But ...
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Insert GNOME panel text to rightmost index

I am the author of the extension Mock Universal Menu, and am working on the next update. The problem is, I want to insert my text to the rightmost index of the left box. I want to do this because as ...
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gnome-extensions-app won't start if .XCompose file is present

On Ubuntu 21.10 I can't run the extensions app. Starting it via the Terminal I get a bunch of GTK warnings regarding the .XCompose file and afterwards these messages: Gtk:ERROR:../../../gtk/...
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How can I add a network drive to the system to see the available storage as I do with the root folder

I want to know if its possible to add a network drive to nautilus or (in my case) to Gnome system-monitor extension. Right Now I am writing in the fstab file the following lines: //IP-of-the-server/...
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Gnome Shell Extension disables highlight?

Zack here. I have installed a gnome extension: Panel Date Format. I put in my settings and all that, and next thing I know, my clock no longer highlights when I hover over it. It's not anything ...
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Why does nothing happen when trying to install dash to dock extension?

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and I am trying to install extensions from https://extensions.gnome.org/. I installed the addon for Firefox to load them from the browser, but when I turn the extension ...
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Any alternative to the gnome3 desktop-profile-manager extension?

I am looking for a way to easily change profiles between three environments with different monitor setups, I regularly plug my laptop in. Currently I have 3 monitors.xml files, that I switch each time ...
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How can I change my gnome shell theme (user themes extension) using the terminal?

I want to change my gnome shell theme from the user-theme extension using the terminal. I did dconf watch / to check what changing the theme does and the path it gave me was /org/gnome/shell/...
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How to install GNOME Shell Extensions using Firefox Snap? [duplicate]

Firefox on Ubuntu 21.10 has migrated from .deb to Snap. Now, I cannot install GNOME Shell Extensions, such as Night Theme Switcher, from the extensions store. Is there a good way to install GNOME ...
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Gnome tweaks extension tab missing

I installed gnome tweaks with sudo apt install gnome-tweaks Then it doesnt show the extensions tab. I reinstalled it but no use I watched numerous YouTube tutorial so see wether it's a mistake in ...
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GNOME extension is incompatible

I used Ubuntu 20.04 for a few months. This is the third I'm using Ubuntu 21.10 and I cannot install this GNOME extension: Emoji Selector How can I fix this?
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