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How to Install Gnome Shell Extensions from ZIP File using command line

First check your gnome version: $ gnome-shell --version GNOME shell 3.36.4 Then go to location where your downloaded ZIP file, for me its Downloads directory. cd ~/Downloads/ Get the extension UUID from metadata.json by this command. $ unzip -c dash-to-dock-micxgx.gmail.com.v68.shell-extension.zip metadata.json | grep uuid | cut -d \" -f4 dash-to-dock@micxgx.gmail.com Or simply open metadata.json file and copy the UUID value. For me it is dash-to-dock@micxgx.gmail.com. Create destination directory for the gnome extension. $ mkdir -p ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/dash-to-dock@micxgx.gmail.com Unzip gnome extension file into the directory we made in the previous step, using this command. $ unzip -q dash-to-dock-micxgx.gmail.com.v68.shell-extension.zip -d ~/.