Created attachment 521946 [details]
the empty gnome-tweak-tool "Shell Extensions" submenu
Description of problem:
I installed all available gnome-shell extensions (curiosity!):
But if now starting gnome-tweak-tool, the "Shell extensions" submenu remains empty - no extension is shown. And I see no extension effect in the user menu (top right), or, for example, there is no menu in the system status area that tracks removable disk devices [this should be provided by gnome-shell-extension-drive-menu-3.1.4-3.20110830git6b5e3a3e.fc16.noarch].
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install gnome-shell exentension, for example gnome-shell-extension-drive-menu-3.1.4-3.20110830git6b5e3a3e.fc16.noarch
No device menu has been added
device menu has been added
Running LookingGlass (alt+f2->lg->extensions) complains: no extensions installed.
Confirmed on Fedora 16 Beta (updated on 2011-10-15).
This happens because the Gnome Shell Extensions have a different version than the Gnome Shell itself.
Gnome Shell = 3.2
Extensions = Some are 3.1.4
To enable them (and so the Tweak tool -- why is it in Acessories and not System Tools?) do the following:
Edit the metadata.json file for each extension in "/usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions/*/metadata.json" to be 3.2.0
Just a clarification, that will make the tweak tool SEE the extensions, but GNOME 3.2 still fails to load them.
I was able to get the extensions to work by checking them out from the git repo (https://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell/Extensions) and copying the files over to /usr/share/gnome-shell/extensions.
Confirming that installing dock extension doesn't work with F16
just for others which installed Fedora 16 final and wonder why extensions don't work: gnome-shell was upgraded to 3.2.1 so the extension's metadata.json should mention that (3.2.0 will obviously no work).
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