GNOME Shell integration

GNOME Shell integration

This extension provides integration with GNOME Shell and the corresponding extensions repository

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What is GNOME Shell integration?

GNOME Shell integration is a popular Chrome extension by This extension has 756,610 weekly active users, an average user rating of 3.78, and is most similar to GSConnect and KDE Connect. The latest version, 11, was updated a year ago.

Stats date:
Rating: 3.78 (316)
Version: 11 (Last updated: 2022-07-12)
Creation date: 2018-03-20
Manifest version: 2
  • alarms
  • nativeMessaging
  • notifications
  • storage
Size: 231.42K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

GNOME Shell integration
GNOME Shell integration (v11.1)
242 143,571
Not available on Edge
You MUST install native connector for this extension to work.

For Arch Linux, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo and Ubuntu you can install package named "chrome-gnome-shell".

You also can install connector manually. See
 for install instructions.
User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Easy to manage GNOME extensions
  • Useful for customizing GNOME desktops
  • Great for syncing extensions between devices
  • May not work on certain platforms or browsers
  • Broken for some users
  • Difficult to uninstall
Most mentioned
  • Native host connector not working
  • Does not detect GNOME Shell settings or version
  • Great for managing GNOME extensions
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Risk impact

GNOME Shell integration requires some risky permissions and may not be safe to use. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

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Risk likelihood

GNOME Shell integration has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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