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I have switched over to GNOME Shell, and use GNOME Shell Extensions to tweak the looks and functionality of my distribution.

However, I have not yet found out what technology is used to install, enable and disable the extensions from the webpage with just a few clicks.

How is it implemented? Can any webpage do this?

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It is implemented using a browser plugin. "Gnome Shell Integration".

Try disabling it (firefox: addons -> plugins) and it no longer works.

Only the gnome website can use it.

  • I'm using Google Chrome though, and there is no "visible" GNOME plugin installed. – whirlwin Mar 27 '12 at 6:45
  • chrome://plugins/ – Not a Name Apr 2 '12 at 13:58

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