Re: enabling a single gnome shell extension breaks the system

On 4 March 2012 14:01, Giovanni Campagna <scampa giovanni gmail com> wrote:
> Il 03 marzo 2012 23:08, Pavlos Parissis <pavlos parissis gmail com> ha scritto:
>> On 2 March 2012 16:57, Giovanni Campagna <scampa giovanni gmail com> wrote:
>>> Il 02 marzo 2012 16:39, Pavlos Parissis <pavlos parissis gmail com> ha scritto:
>>>> On 2 March 2012 13:35, Pavlos Parissis <pavlos parissis gmail com> wrote:
>>>>> On 2 March 2012 13:19, Giovanni Campagna <scampa giovanni gmail com> wrote:
>>>>>> (sorry for top replying, you mail is too long)
>>>>>> Looking at the error, it seems a known and long fixed bug in
>>>>>> alternative-status-menu. You should file a bug at your distribution to
>>>>>> get the latest upstream version or, better yet, stop using packages
>>>>>> and install the extension from
>>>>> OK, I will remove this extension and install it from
>>>>> But, I remember I got the problem even when I was not enabling this
>>>>> one. - I will confirm that.
>>>> OK removing the package for the extension I am using solved the problem.
>>>> I noticed that the auto-move-window doesn't work on, is it a know issue?
>>> Doesn't work in what sense? Does it crash or doesn't it move windows
>>> in the expected position?
>> Windows were not opened on configured desktop
>>> auto-move-windows was using GSettings in 3.2.0, but I had to remove
>>> that to support installation through, so you need
>>> to manually modify the JS file at
>>> ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/auto-move-windows gnome-shell-extensions gcampax github com/extension.js.
>>> GSettings support comes back for 3.3.3, with UI starting at 3.3.90.
>> Can you be more specific on what I have to change on extension.js?
> The should be a line "const APPLICATION_LIST = []". More details at

OK, thank worked. Thanks.

>>>> Now, I am really thing to move back to 3.2.0 in order to be able to
>>>> use CoverflowAltTab.
>>>> Unless someone can have a quick look why it doesn't work on
>>> Until last update, it was marked only compatible with 3.2.1, now it
>>> should work on all 3.2.*.
>> Can I check this?
> Go at and see if the extension is marked compatible or now.
> Or open gnome-tweak-tool and see if the extension is marked out of date.

When I try to install it via I don't get the pop
up message, I guess because is not compatible with
But, I found out in the comments that someone fix that and uploaded
the extension
I tried and it works!
I am so happy that not only you helped me to fix my problem but also
because I got favourite extension working again.

Thanks a lot.

>>> I guess it was only a metadata error.
>>> Giovanni
>> On you first e-mail you mentioned about entering in failback mode. How
>> do i enable this?
>> Googling about it came across with the following
>> gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.session session-name 'gnome-fallback'
>> is this the correct way?
> Yep, this is how you enable fallback mode if you don't have a
> graphical desktop. Otherwise you can open System Settings -> Detail
> (System Info in 3.2) -> Graphics -> Forced Fallback Mode.
> Giovanni

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