Last Updated on June 12, 2023
17. Recent Items
Recent Items is an extension that shows a list of recently accessed files.
Left clicking on an entry opens that file or folder.
And there’s also support for right click, which opens the folder containing the selected file.
It supports the following media-types: Text, image, audio, video, application, multipart, message, and model.
We couldn’t leave out this treat for video enthusiasts.
you2ber is a GNOME shell extension for youtube-dl, a popular YouTube downloader.
This extension helps to download media content from online video services and convert the download to an appropriate format. There’s the option of downloading whole playlists.
It’s really simple and easy to use. An option to pause downloads would be a useful addition.
- Quality presets up to 8K Video (4320p) with audio.
- Audio extraction.
- Video tracks downloading.
- Subtitles downloading.
- Custom mixing audio and video formats.
- Clipboard support.
You’ll need ffmpeg and youtube-dl installed on your system.
ddterm is a drop down terminal extension. For years we used Drop Down Terminal X, but sadly that extension was discontinued. ddterm is a capable alternative with features like tabs and the ability to resize the terminal window easily. It runs on Wayland natively.
20. Auto Move Windows
If you use multiple workspaces on your GNOME desktop, this extension comes in handy. Auto Move Windows allows you to configure applications to open on a specific workspace when they create windows.
The extension is very easy to use. Just add a rule for each application, defining which workspace to use. Every time you open a program, it obeys that rule, and opens the window on the appropriate workspace. This saves you having to move windows to the desired workspace. A small time saver, but it all mounts up!
This extension is part of GNOME Shell Extensions.
Pages in this article:
Page 1 – Dash to Dock, Arc Menu, Section Todo List, OpenWeather
Page 2 – Internet Radio, Window-List, Custom Home Corners, Mpris Indicator Button
Page 3 – Vitals, Screenshot Tool, Net speed Simplified, Clipboard Indicator
Page 4 – Stocks-Extension, Timezone, Desktop Icons NG, GSConnect
Page 5 – Recent Items, you2ber, ddterm, Auto Move Windows
Page 6 – Places Status Indicator, Time ++, Just Perfection, Top Panel Workspace Scroll
Page 7 – Impatience, System monitor, Frippery Panel Favorites, Removable Drive Menu
Page 8 – No overview at start-up, Extension List, Caffeine, BlurMyShell
Page 9 – Burn My Windows, Coverflow Alt-Tab, Material Shell, Colosseum
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