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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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Does Dash-to-Panel no longer work on ubuntu 22.04?

I have executed the script given on the official dash-to-panel github page here. However, the following command in this script: gnome-extensions enable "[email protected]"; ...
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Problem with the ubuntu dock

I have enabled the gnome dock from the gnome-extensions app, but it keeps appearing in weird places and sometimes two dock appear on top of each other[enter image description here][1]
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How to tweak default Gnome to make it look like ubuntu Gnome

Ubuntu comes with Gnome with a modified theme + some extensions enabled by default. Where could I download this theme and what is the list of extensions and tweaks to apply on a default Gnome to make ...
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Enable Gnome Classic from the command line?

I've installed gnome-shell-extensions, but I'm on VNC, so can't follow the normal instructions for logging in and selecting 'Classic' in the login menu (there isn't a login menu). For TigerVNC, X is ...
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Can't activate Gnome extensions

I've got a few extensions installed in Ubuntu 23.10 but I cannot activate them. Neither from the Gnome Extensions app nor from https://extensions.gnome.org/local/. I toggle an extension from off to on ...
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Maximize an app (parcellite) from a tray with a keyboard shortcut

I would like to maximize an app (which can be thought as a left-click on the icon) which is on the right in the topbar section, just a few icons before the power-off button. I have tried to use ...
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GNOME extension Executor does not save config

I have recently installed the Executor extension on Ubuntu 20.04 to have some text displayed on the top bar. The problem is that the config does not get saved after I make some changes to the ...
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Why is the "Peek Top Bar on Fullscreen" GNOME extension not working?

I recently re-installed Ubuntu 23.10.1 and wanted to re-install the GNOME extension Peek Top Bar on Fullscreen. I installed gnome-browser-connector, then opened the page and enabled the extension. ...
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Unable to Disable Ubuntu Dock. Already Tried disabling Extention. No replacement dock required

I am trying to remove the visual dock from my GNOME Desktop and these are the things I've already done: I ran this in the terminal gnome-extensions disable [email protected] Disabled the GNOME ...
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Problem installing openweathermap Gnome extension

I am trying to install the openweathermap extension for Gnome 45 (link) (Ubuntu 23.10). When I am running the command make && make install, I am getting the following error: fatal: No names ...
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How can I see the version number of a GNOME Shell extension?

I have installed several GNOME Shell extensions, some from extensions.gnome.org , and some using APT. I would like to see which version of a GNOME Shell extension is installed. If I open the "...
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Is there a REALLY lightweight gnome extension for old computers, that shows all critical information like IOWait, CPU%, Swap, RAM%?

Is there a REALLY lightweight gnome extension for old computers, that shows all critical information like IOWait, CPU%, Swap, RAM% ? The problem is: fancy gnome extensions causing problems with input ...
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extensions.gnome.org "An unexpected error occurred" on Firefox (snap)

When visiting https://extensions.gnome.org in Firefox (snap), I see this message displayed in the website itself: I clicked the link to install the browser extension, and then I refreshed the page. ...
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What do "Tile Groups" do?

Ubuntu 23.10 ships with a GNOME Shell extension named Tiling Assistant. It can be installed with this command: sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-ubuntu-tiling-assistant It adds these settings to ...
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Gnome shell extensions cannot be enabled, stay INITIALIZED

From one day to the next on my Ubuntu 22.04 amd64 all the shell extensions from the system tray went missing and seem to be inactive. I already tried many problem solving attempts from this site and ...
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gnome-extensions not working on Ubuntu:20.04

I installed on my new PC Ubuntu:20.04 gnome-extensions and it worked fine until one day it suddenly decided to stop working. I'm using gnome-shell:3.36.4, i do not know what to do or if i can do ...
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I tried to edit a gnome menu extension and all extensions stopped working. Extension manager no longer functions. How can I fix this?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and have been using it successfully for quite a while. I had previously modified the appearance of the desktop using gnome extensions. Frankly, it ended up looking ...
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How to unhide hidden applications in application menu

When you right-click an application in the application menu, there is an option to hide the app icon from the application menu (but not to delete it). Now how do I unhide the icon? As far as I know, ...
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Multiple audio player not showing in top panel

I always keep my playlist running in the YouTube music or Spotify and the song name and controls appear in the top panel when I'm working. But when I play a YouTube video in my browser, the player ...
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Why does Gnome Shell Extensions not work with Firefox in 23.04?

I'm trying to use GNOME extensions in Firefox, but it doesn't seem to work. I keep getting the error No such native application org.gnome.chrome_gnome_shell. I've followed the installation guide on ...
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Unique wallpaper for each GNOME workspace?

How do I set a unique wallpaper for each GNOME workspace? I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
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Different pinned apps for each GNOME workspace?

How do I have a unique set of pinned application for each GNOME workspace?
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Label GNOME workspaces?

How do I attach a label to each workspace in GNOME? E.g. work, study, plan, etc.
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Searching for a gnome app/shell extension to convert units

I am looking for an app or perhaps a shell extension that can convert all kinds of units to each other. It should preferably work in the search overview (that thing that comes up when you press SUPER),...
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How to show all windows popup when clicking over ubuntu dock icons?

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. How to show all windows popup when clicking over Ubuntu dock icons?
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How to set the cursor location in a Gnome Shell Extension?

I'm trying to set my first steps in a Gnome Extension to help visually impaired people to find the cursor by moving to it a fixed location. As it seems there is no easy way to do this. I have a hacked ...
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toggle GNOME EXTENSIONS -option on ubuntu 22.04

i have installed hide top bar extension from https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/545/hide-top-bar/. As the extension name mean. It will make the top bar disappear when there is a app open and hover ...
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how do i change the top bar blur color change based on time? (blur my shell extension)

I have ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop with gnome 42.9. I use the whitesur theme to make my operating system look more similar to Macos by apple. I also use the"blur my shell" extension. how do I ...
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unclickable area in top right corner

Sometimes an unclickable area appears in the top right corner of the screen. the area is invisible unless I switch workspaces, then it would appear as a small black box during the transition. ...
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Settings schema 'org.gnome.desktop.privacy' does not contain a key named 'privacy-screen'

I'm trying to create a GNOME extension with this doc but when I type dbus-run-session -- gnome-shell --nested --wayland it says (gnome-shell:-----): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: : Settings schema 'org.gnome....
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gnome shell 42.9 wont show looking glass

gsettings set org.gnome.shell development-tools true The key is not writable even sudo wont help Setup gnome-shell --version GNOME Shell 42.9 uname -a 22.04.1-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Ubuntu 23.04 Alt-Tab Delay Removal

How can I speed up or remove the Alt-tab delay as the gnome extension is not compatible with Ubuntu 23.04 https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/2741/remove-alttab-delay-v2/
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Tuck all GNOME extensions into a box [or] Grouping all GNOME extensions

I want to put all my gnome extensions in a single toolbox like in Windows. Now I have 6 extensions which takes lot of space like shown below in the bar and looks not so good. Also, they leave less ...
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Alternative to Dbus for communication between an application and gnome extension

I have created a gnome extension which acts as a widget for my application. I want the Widget to update its content using the data from my application. I have tried an extension for spotify app and it ...
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Gnome Shell Extension Manager 0.4: when searching, nothing comes

When using the gnome shell extension manager, I usually was able to search for extensions and select and install them. Now, on all 3 of my devices, 2 ThinkPads (one of them running Debian 12, Other ...
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How to add additional items to menu options of app icon in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have noticed that some of the application like Thunderbird mail in the image below have added their custom option like "compose a new message". I wanted to do the same thing for my ...
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Gnome extensions in 22.04, windows-list available / not available

I just upgraded both a desktop and a laptop to 22.04 with a clean install using the same USB stick. Both were default settings installs. On both machines, I installed Tweak and the Gnome Extensions ...
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Help, I changed my icons with Tweaks, now nothing works

I tried to change the icons to the Colloid icon pack with GnomeTweaks. However, now all the icons are gone, and Tweaks doesn't open. What can I do? The only thing I can do is open Chrome, the Files ...
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Ubuntu 23.04 - gjs gjs /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/[email protected]/ding.js

I see this process in htop gjs /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/[email protected]/ding.js -E -P usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/[email protected]/ding.js rastersoft.com is a website from Vigo-...
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Move the "File View" bar to the very top bar

This question is, very probably, duplicate of this, but this duplicate does not answer my question. I want to move the "File View" bar to the top bar like in Unity or macOS Since I cannot ...
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Gnome shell extensions shows as warning icon

Some of my shell extensions render as a warning icon: When I click on them, the panel shows the correct data, so it's running to some extent. This is Ubuntu 23.04, but has the same problem on earlier ...
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Gnome extensions reset after each reboot

Disclaimer: Ubuntu is not my main distro. My company manages my laptop, and every time I reboot it, all (Gnome) user extensions get disabled, and all system extensions get enabled. (One of the two ...
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How to fix Ubuntu out of focus (dialog) windows for VSCode, (Chrome based) browsers, and Typora app and other apps?

Apps like Visual Studio Code and Typora have the open and save dialog windows opened behind the programs. And in the Brave and Chrome browsers I use the save as dialog window is out off focus, so I ...
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fix ubuntu 22.04 lts; dock icons doesn't refresh

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS in my surface laptop 3.I am having this problem where my dock icon doesn't refresh as I put the I put the gnome extension called dock to dash.I can fix this ...
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Extension manager crashes on Ubuntu 23.04

I have been using Ubuntu recently and have re-installed Ubuntu on my new HDD because the older one was way too slow. Both still have Ubuntu and are running 23.04,however whenever I open the extension ...
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Cannot change panel top bar title using Gnome extension (Ubuntu 22.04.2)

I am trying to change the top bar title, as follows: I have installed the "panel date format" Gnome extension: https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/1462/panel-date-format Then: ~$ gnome-...
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Gnome Extensions fail to load (Dash to Panel, ArcMenu, Bing Image, etc) after suspend/resume after Ubuntu 23.04 upgrade

I upgraded to Ubuntu 23.04 just last week and it was a smooth one. However, it seems my Gnome-Extensions does not load correctly after I resume from a suspended session. I have updated Extensions to ...
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Autostart of Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 23.04

I just upgraded from 22.04 to 23.04. Under 22.04 if I logout or reboot and then login the extensions I had been running restarts. On 23.04 when I login they are all off, and I have to go to https://...
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Gnome Shell failed to load extensions after Ubuntu 23.04 upgrade

I've just upgraded my Ubuntu 22.10 to 23.04 and the upgrade went well but, just after the reboot, Gnome Shell didn't load any extension, even Ubuntu Dock. Using journalctl to see what could be ...
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Upgraded to 23.04 and issues with shell themes

My current theme is sweet dark, with this extension to help me set that theme for my whole desktop and the shell. Back in 22.10, it was going fine. My chrome still looks fine, as you can see the top ...
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