Install Gnome Shell Extensions Updater in Ubuntu or Mint

By Umair Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Install Gnome Shell Extensions Updater in Ubuntu or Mint

With GNOME Shell Extensions Updater, you can update all the extensions installed from with a single click. This extension checks for updated extensions every 5 days and displays a notification in the GNOME Shell Message Tray with all the available updates:

gnome shell extension

To install the updates, simply click "Update all" and all the extensions should be automatically updated:

gnome extension updater

Installation of Gnome Shell Extensions Updater, Open Terminal and enter following commands:
sudo apt-get install git-core
git clone git://
cd gnome-shell-extension-updater
When Installation finish, restart Gnome shell (Alt+F2 and type "r") or simply logout and login back. Enable Extension updater from Gnome Tweak Tool.
Installation of Gnome Tweak Tool, open Terminal and enter following command:
sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool


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1 comment to ''Install Gnome Shell Extensions Updater in Ubuntu or Mint"

  1. this sucks...

    /gnome-shell-extension-updater$ make
    Making all in src
    make[1]: Entering directory `/home/wzmacdonald/gnome-shell-extension-updater/src'
    Makefile:435: *** missing separator. Stop.
    make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/wzmacdonald/gnome-shell-extension-updater/src'
    make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1