[Bug 1875216] [NEW] [snap] chrome-gnome-shell extension fails to detect native host connector

Marco Evangelisti Crespo 1875216 at bugs.launchpad.net
Sun Apr 26 17:53:43 UTC 2020

Public bug reported:

I am on Ubuntu 20.04 and snap Firefox 75.0-3.

I keep getting "Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running,
native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for
instructions about installing connector."

Of course, I have already done "sudo apt-get install chrome-gnome-shell"
and I am confident that the installation went well because Gnome shell
integration works just fine if I use it on deb-Chrome.

The issue should then be related to Firefox snap for Ubuntu. In add-on
preferences, I get "Your native host connector does not support check
for GNOME Shell extensions updates. Probably python-requests package is

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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