GNOME Shell Extension

GNOME Shell Extensions allow you to add/modify features in Gnome Desktop. Gnome Desktop is used by Ubuntu.

Shell Extensions are stored in folder

On Ubuntu 20.04, i installed NoAnnoyance extension. This prevent Annoying Windows Ready notification.

To install an extension, go to the web page of the extension, you will be asked to install a browser extension. Once browser etxtension installed, you need to install

This is same for both Google Chrome and Firefox. Now you can go to any extension page, select “ON/OFF” button on the page to install an extension.

Extensions i use on Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu don’t have a quick way to switch between sound devices. For example switching between headphone and speaker. I used Sound Input & Output Device Chooser for very long. On 2021-03-30, it stopped working. I started using a differnt extension Audio output selector, this have less features, but do the work properly.

List all Gnome Extensions

To list all gnome extensions, run “gnome-extensions list”.

To enable/disable an extension, use


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