GNOME Extensions Not Working

Hey everyone,

So, I am really new to Clear Linux and am trying it out on my Intel NUC to try to get optimized speed. I have to say I really love it even though I’m not the biggest GNOME 3 fan, this distro has really made me appreciate GNOME 3 more and is faster than anything else I previously had on this machine.

With that being said, I’m having a hard time getting the GNOME extensions website to work. I have my browser configured and downloaded the bundle that contained chrome-gnome-shell, however, whenever I go to the extension website, it still gives me this message at the top:

Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for instructions about installing connector.

I have tried rebooting, updating, etc. and nothing seems to get it to work. Is there a way that I can enable to chrome-gnome-shell package or does anyone have a clue what is going on?

Thanks in advance!

Check git, a solution was posted there in the issues section.

Any progress on this I want to be able to use extensions. And no there was no solution on github, bulding from source do not work either just get errors.

GNOME Extensions

GNOME Extensions plugin from the Chrome app market

and …

Extensions Connector

Based on:

https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/GnomeShellIntegrationForChrome/Installation

sudo swupd bundle-add jq

git clone https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/chrome-gnome-shell.git

cd chrome*

mkdir build

cd build

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DBUILD_EXTENSION=OFF ../

sudo make install
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Can confirm that it works for Chrome-based browsers (I tested it with Brave). Doesn’t work in Firefox though.

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