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GNOME shell extension NASA APOD

Let this simple GNOME shell extension change your wallpaper every day to the NASA's Astronomy Picture Of the Day. It will also show a notification containing the title and the explanation of the image.

Tested and developed on Debain testing, GNOME 3.28.

Disclaimer: this extension is unofficial and not affiliated with NASA in any way. Also note that some images might be protected by copyright.


You can install the latest release from


You can help with development by testing and reporting issues.
The command below downloads and install the current development version:

git clone $HOME/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/
gnome-shell-extension-tool -e


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