Articles Tagged chromeextensions

Native Ubuntu Notifications for Chrome in Ubuntu 12.04

[How To] Make Chrome Use Native Notifications in Linux

If you use any web-apps or websites in Chrome that provide notification pop-ups on your desktop then you'll know how out of place they look in Ubuntu. But all it takes to enable native notifications is one extension. Read on for more.

16 May 2012
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Turn The Google Menu Bar Into An Ubuntu-themed Panel

Google began rolling out a darker menu bar across its sites and services yesterday. This minor similarity has led one developer to create a userstyle that replaces Google's choice of menu bar with an Ubuntu Ambiance-themed 'Panel' style - even through to the highlight colour used in menus

29 June 2011
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Netflix Chrome plugin will bring on-demand video to Linux

Not being an American I'm not quite aware of how big Netflix - the on-demand video streaming service - is. What I am aware of, however, is that many users have longed for a way to use the service in Linux. Google and Netflix, however, plan to fix that.

10 May 2011
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Chromify-OSD gives Chrome web apps native Notifications in Ubuntu

A new extension for Chrome enables Ubuntu users to receive Chrome notifications using Ubuntu's default desktop notification system

16 February 2011
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Ubuki Chrome extension gives Wikipedia an Ubuntu makeover

Wikipedia is ace but it wouldn't hurt looking a little bit nicer, right? Chrome extension 'Ubuki' aims to do just this by replacing the default Wikipedia font with the gorgeous new Ubuntu font.

15 January 2011
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Add Elementary-themed scrollbars to Chrome

Are you an Elementary fan in pursuit of perfection? Take a step closer with this handy Chrome extension.

1 December 2010
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Jimmy Wales Chrome extension adds Wikipedia appeal banner to every site

This is not a personal appeal from the founder of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales - but it is an extension which inserts one on every website you visit.

22 November 2010
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AskUbuntu Extension for Chrome, Firefox & Opera 11

Avid users of the recently launched AskUbuntu.com service can now keep up-to-speed with a third-party add-on for Google Chrome.

4 November 2010
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LastPass – free, Secure, Password sync

You know the score: You use, blog, post and wax lyrical on a million different websites and that means lots of different accounts and, thusly, lots of different passwords too. So many passwords fast become […]

8 July 2010
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Get Safari’s new ‘reader’ feature in Chrome & Firefox

Apple pushed out Safari 5 earlier today. With it came a new feature called ‘Reader’ that, in the words of Apple themselves,: – “…removes annoying ads and other visual distractions from online articles. So you […]

8 June 2010
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Rekonq to support Chrome extensions

QT web browser Rekonq is to add support for Chrome extensions – allowing thousands of already-made extensions to run out-of-the-box ” all thanks to the work of KDE developer Nikhil Marathe. Rekonq, tentatively marked as […]

25 May 2010
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6 Google Chrome Ubuntu Themes (Radiance, Ambiance, Elementary, Dust etc)

Despite Google Chrome/Chromium being able to use native GTK colouring the results are more often than not disappointing. Thus getting Chrome to blend in with your desktop works best when using Chrome Themes. Ubuntu Chrome […]

15 March 2010