Questions tagged [gnome-shell-extension]

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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Gnome Extensions Disabled after upgrading to 20.10

am looking into why the Gnome extensions would stop showing after upgrading from 20.04 to 20.10. After rebooting they are now turning themselves off automatically and if I try to enable then, they do ...
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Mistakenly Installed gnome shell extension and tweak tools on Ubuntu 16.04(GUI Unity)

Hi Guyzz, I'm new to Ubuntu and was searching for additional software's that can be installed on Ubuntu. Found Gnome shell extension : Installed gnome shell extension and tweak tools using sudo apt-...
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No JS module 'tweener' found in search path, Gnome shell extension error on Ubuntu 20.10

Today I upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 to Ubuntu 20.10 and there is problem in one of the extensions in Gnome shell extensions. The Extension Panel OSD giving the error "No JS module 'tweener' found in ...
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Ubuntu Dash to Dock resizes automatically

I'm on 20.04. In the settings of dash to dock I've set the icons to small. When I'm in the settings the dock is fine, but when I close the settings it resizes to the default size (big) and stays like ...
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Gnome Extensions - OpenWeather

I am having issues with Ubuntu 20.04 re Gnome Extensions, especially OpenWeather, which I seem to have lost since upgrading from 18.04. I have not had a problem previously installing it, but now it ...
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Banners not appearing in ubuntu dock 20.04

I just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04. I've had a few issues but thus far have been able to rectify them. I only have one issue. In 18.04 ubuntu dock, whenever i had an application open, there would be ...
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Gnome shell extension to place icons wherever i want in the dock?

I have the dock set to the right side of my screen. What i want is to put the icons for applications(favourites) in the right corner (down). By default i can only put applications in the dock in queue ...
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Can't update Desktop icons extension

When I update Desktop icons extension, It shows "Can't install "Desktop Icons": this is an extension enabled by my current mode, I can't install manually any update in this session.&...
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How to recover Ubuntu from changes made to files in gnome-shell/theme/

I had made changes to file usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/gnome-classic.css And usr/share/gnome-shell/theme/Yaru/gnome-shell-theme.gresource to decrease space between icons in app list. But, my system ...
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Script to Automatically change wallpaper when charging

Is there a way to make a bash script (or gnome extension) to set an custom wallpaper when change to AC/Battery?
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Gnome shell failure. Extensions not working

All of the sudden, Gnome shell extensions stopped working. Anyone know what could be the issue or where to start looking for it? I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and GNOME Shell 3.36.4. Here are some logs: Sep ...
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Change text color for OpenWeather Gnome Extension

Problem I installed the OpenWeather extension from OpenWeather - GNOME Shell Extensions. Everything is working fine except the text color(see image 1). How do I change it to look like the calender (...
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Firefox will not even try to install Gnome extensions

I have the chrome-gnome-shell package installed. I have the Firefox add-on installed (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/gnome-shell-integration/) and I granted it permissions. When I go ...
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How do I install global Gnome Shell Extensions in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I'm attempting to install extensions that will be readily available for new users on the same machine. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Desktop Environment, Gnome-Tweaks tool, and I have enabled shell ...
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Status bar disappears after screen lock

My status bar disappears when the screen has locked itself due to inaction and I have unlocked it again. All the GNOME extension icons are there, but not the clock, power, network, sound, bluetooth, ...
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Ubuntu 20 freezes when I press the Windows key

I'm using Ubuntu 20 on an ASUS laptop. Earlier, I could press the Windows key and type in the (first few letters of an) application name before launching it. Now, when I press the Windows key, the ...
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Installing GNOME Shell extentions using apt or apt-get? Is it possible?

I have installed gnome-tweaks and gnome-shell-extensions using: $ sudo apt install gnome-tweaks $ sudo apt install gnome-shell-extensions Now, I am interested in installing few extensions. I want to ...
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Gnome Shell Extensions not downloading

I'm trying to install Gnome Shell extensions from the Firefox plugin at Ubuntu 20.04. I followed all steps as described by this guide, but when I switch the install button to "on", nothing ...
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Drop-down folder shortcut in the dock

Do you know a way to do this ? Or something like it ? (Ubuntu 20.04 ~ GNOME 3.36) Is there a script, a tweak, or extension doing it? Would it be possible with GNOME Shell Extensions ?
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Installed some Gnome Shell Extentions with apt (deb package) - Howto enable them?

I did: sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-show-ip sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-weather I checked the GUI "Extensions" and "gnome-tweaks" and don't see them in this ...
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Why does my GNOME dock shrinks on opening too may application?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with the default desktop environment (GNOME). I installed Dash to Dock and enabled a setting (scroll to change workspace from the dock) using dconf. I reverted it back to ...
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uninstalled gnome-extensions are back after reboot

I was about to uninstall few gnome-extensions from my desktop so at https://extensions.gnome.org/ (it is probably standard way) I had first to update it (uninstall button is not available before ...
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Cannot install/enable shell extension “Vitals”

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. I am trying to install the shell extension Vitals (here). I have run apt install gir1.2-gtop-2.0 lm-sensors as mentioned in its github page. According to the installation ...
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Can't install gnome extension after upgade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

After upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, some Gnome extensions can't work. I try to delete and re-install them through Chrome/Firefox, but the download action can't start as expected. How to debug the issue?...
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How to make desktop icons display on startup of Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Often when I start my PC the desktop icons do not display in the actual desktop. To clarify, my shortcut launchers do not appear on my desktop but of course Nautilus and Thunar show them in the folder:...
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Why do I have two docks on the desktop? [duplicate]

My desktop shows docks on two positions, one on the right and one on the bottom of the screen, as shown in the screenshot. How can I exclude the right one? The GNOME extensions that are currently ...
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JS script to inhibit sleep when lid is closed not working. File descriptor managing problem or else?

I'm trying to develop an extension for gnome, that allows me to inhibit system sleep when the lid is closed directly from the status bar without having to open tweaks. Till now, I have a basic js ...
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Link to all ~ files automatically shown on Desktop, but I want to show only the Dock

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now a symbolic link to every file in the home directory appears along with the Dock in the initial screen. I would prefer only the Dock and otherwise a clean desktop. ...
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20.04 just uninstalled my Chromium Version 83.0.4103.97 what did I do to allow that

How did I allow my Chromium Version 83.0.4103.97 to be uninstalled or did I? Also with 20.04 why did I just see for the first time the message about 75 and above Chromium only available to Ubuntu ...
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Countdown Timer to a specific day beside the clock in Ubuntu Menu Bar

I have tried searching for a countdown timer app which shall count the number of days till a specific date (for example, Christmas) so that it is visible to me all the time but, I'm not able to find ...
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In Ubuntu 20.04, I cannot get the displayed time on top bar to show day, date and time including seconds

My previous question was closed, but the duplicate it pointed to didn't solve the issue. I have recently updated my laptop from 17.10 to 20.04. One of the features I liked was that quite easily I was ...
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Is there a way to use setTimeout in Gnome Shell Extension code?

I am trying to code a gnome-shell extension. It uses Javascript. But one major problem when I want to use setTimeout() it tells me this in the log: ReferenceError: setTimeout is not defined, what I am ...
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How to delete a Gnome extension that does not have the “delete button”?

I want to delete the "Desktop Icons" Gnome extension in Ubuntu 19.10. How may I do that without that red delete button?
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CPU frequency stuck at low value after installing gnome extensions

I have experimented with different gnome extensions to control the performance and battery life on my laptop. Notably, I installed and uninstalled these two extensions: CPU Power Manager cpufreq I ...
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Is there a similar function draw-on-you-screen (Gnome extension) in Unity?

Hope you are doing fine? I'm currently using Ubuntu Unity desktop, but during my trial period with Gnome-shell, I found the extension draw-on-you-screen very useful? Is there an alternative for Unity? ...
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Applications menu indicator keeps showing when deactivated

This morning I went to the Gnome extensions website to update my extensions. However, when I upgraded the "Applications Menu" extensions I got an error message and it automatically ...
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Autohide the bottom panel in gnome3 classic session

Is there any possibility to autohide the bottom Panel in GNOME 3 classic session ? We can autohide the top panel with this plugin : https://github.com/mlutfy/hidetopbar But what about the bottom panel ...
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GNOME Shell extension 'Suspend Button' is not working in Ubuntu 20.04

I can't enable the Suspend Button extension:
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Where should I put the extension folder [duplicate]

I downloaded an extension from gnome-shell extensions site. The file was a zip and I extracted it, now I have a folder with all the extensions files. What's next? where should I put it?
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Dash To Panel Extension breaks Lockscreen on Thinkpad T495

I started usign the "dash to panel" extension a while ago because I like the way it integrates the top bar and the favourite bar into a single one (like in windows) and how it displays multible opened ...
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How to properly configure a dconf schema from a gschema.xml file?

Well, looking for manners of manipulate dconf keys without a GUI I realize that, only when correctly setup a dconf schema enables its key management through GSettings CLI. I also observed that ANY ...
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Openweather extention not working

From yesterday, openweather extention on the top panel does not show the weather. Its shows "Please wait Loading". I tried to find the solution. There was a post of creating account on openweather ...
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How to properly install a GNOME 3.36+ extension via CLI?

To install GNOME extensions, the more widely used way probably is to use official GNOME extensions index after some configurations (very detailed explained here). Nevertheless, when it comes from ...
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Overlapping docks after installing dash-to-dock in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded Ubuntu from 19.10 to 20.04. Since updating dash to dock behaves abnormally. It works normal initially, later when i lock the screen then the problem starts. When I logout and ...
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Customising date time format | Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I recently started using Ubuntu 20.04, and I want to customise date & time format (in Windows I could write it down using a "formatted string" like %YYYY-%MM-%day). I am referring to the clock at ...
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Desktop icons disappear after hibernation

Very often, some of my desktop icons (.desktop files I have created) disappear after I close the lid and hibernate the computer. Quite annoying I'd say. These icons (and the Applications menu from a ...
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new windows position on dual monitor setup ubuntu 20.04

is there any shell-extension or something that can force new windows to open on the monitor where the mouse pointer is in a dual monitor setup? even if it is a new instance of an open app like a new ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Unlock windows in GNOME (minimize togther) with ShellTile extension

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with the ShellTile GNOME extension. My windows seem to be glued together. So when I minimize, say my chrome browser, the other window, say a terminal window, gets minimized as ...
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GNOME Shell crashing on enabling Extensons from GNOME Tweak Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. Everything is working fine except the Extensions. I tried enabling them using GNOME Tweaks Tool Tweak tools -> Extensions Sidebar -> Top right corner ...
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Gnome extensions under 20.04

I had difficulty upgrading to 20.04 from 19.10 but eventually succeeded, however all of my Gnome extensions apart from "Desktop Icons" are switched off. If I switch them on nothing happens and after a ...

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