Epiphany CC Extension

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Jaime Frutos Morales developed an extension for the the Epiphany web browser for the Gnome desktop which detects embedded license metadata. If license information is detected the extension adds a (CC) icon to the status bar. Clicking the icon opens the license deed in the browser.



  • Download the extension
  • Untar the downloaded file into your Epiphany extensions folder:
  $ cd ~/.gnome2/epiphany/extensions
  $ tar zxvf /path/to/cc-license-viewer.tar.gz
  • Restart Epiphany if running
  • Go to the Tools menu, and select Extensions to manage your extensions
  • Select the checkbox next to Creative Commons license..., and click Close.
  • Visit a site with embedded metadata, like http://creativecommons.org