I installed Gnome-Shell-Extensions from experimental repository especially for alternative-status-menu. I installed the dependencies manually. ie, dconf-gsettings-backend_0.10.0-3 and gir1.2-gtop-2.0_2.28.4-2 packages. using testing distribution.
After installation, I noticed no changes. I tried alt+f2=r to reload and even restarted but no changes visible. what is wrong?
GNOME Shell Extensions is a collection of extensions providing additional
and optional functionality to GNOME Shell.
Since GNOME Shell is not API stable, extensions work only against a very
specific version of the shell, usually the same as this package (see
"configure --version"). Also, since extensions are built from many
individual contributors, we cannot guarantee stability or quality for any
For these reasons, distributions are advised to avoid installing or packaging
this module by defaul.
For more information about GNOME Shell Extensions
For general information about GNOME Shell
Bugs should be reported at http://bugzilla.gnome.org against the 'gnome-shell'
product, with the 'extensions' component.
Lets you use classic Alt+Tab (window-based instead of app-based) in GNOME Shell.
For those who want a power off item visible at all the time, replaces GNOME Shell
status menu with one featuring separate Suspend and Power Off. Adds the ability to
hibernate as well.
Lets you reach an application using gnome 2.x style menu on the panel.
Lets you manage your workspaces more easily, assigning a specific workspace to
each application as soon as it creates a window, in a manner configurable with a
Shows a dock-style task switcher on the right side of the screen.
Shows a status menu for rapid unmount and power off of external storage devices
A minimal example illustrating how to write extensions.
Integration with Gajim, a Jabber/XMPP instant messaging client.
An alternative algorithm for layouting the thumbnails in the windows overview, that
more closely reflects the actual positions and sizes.
Shows a status Indicator for navigating to Places.
An message tray indicator showing CPU and memory loads.
Loads a shell theme from ~/.themes/<name>/gnome-shell.
Allow keyboard selection of windows and workspaces in overlay mode.
Replace the GTK+ based indicator from gnome-settings-daemon with
a native one. Lets the user rotate the laptop monitor and open
display preferences quickly.