An extension to a program that enhances the functionality or adds specific features over what is offered by the program. Plugins are developed separately, often by a third party and are commonly installed manually after the host program is installed.

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Install `gedit-plugin` for a downgraded version of gedit

Using these instructions, I could get gedit 3.10.4 to run on ubuntu 16.04. Now, I need to install the version of gedit-plugins that corresponds to gedit 3.10.4. The sources are here but I have not ...
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Where do I find Firefox NoScript .xpi on my system?

Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, Firefox 45.0.1 I have checked the following folders: /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins ~/.mozilla/firefox ...
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How do I run installation programs?

Whenever I try installing a new program or plugin like say, Flash player, it downloads the folder and opens it in the archive Manager. The only option there is to extract the files instead of simply ...
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May new plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom work in Wine?

Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 5.7 both run very well for me on Ubuntu 14.04 thanks to the Wine frontend PlayOnLinux and the latter's nearly idiot-proof (me being the idiot) installation proceedures. I ...
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gedit - wrap text with character boxes

I use gedit for pure text writing (I mean not coding). To highlight chapters in the text I wrap with "+" boxes likes: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Title goes here ...
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gedit-latex-plugin not working correctly

I've installed the gedit-latex-plugin on my machine running 15.10. When I enable the plugin, it shows the markup colouring in .tex files, but the menu option New LaTeX Document... doesn't appear, and ...
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Can't use auto-completion in gnome-builder for Python — jedi plugin not found

I am using the gnome-builder to do some development work, and I am needing to do some work with Python so it would be really helpful if the auto-completion tool actually worked, but every time I start ...
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libusb driver for WinTV 950Q

The driver works. I can capture free ota transport stream, but I have to sudo it. sudo ./haup works, ./haup doesn't. I'm using ubuntu 15.10. I'm a novice with respect to system software, but I think ...
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VLC player doesn't work in Ubuntu 15.10

I have Installed and re-installed VLC player multiple times in Ubuntu 15.10. But every time I am encountering following warning.. Processing triggers for vlc-nox (2.2.1-3) ... No plugins in ...
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Is it an applet or plugin or widget

I have installed Ubuntu recently, and I have a question about the applications on the side-panel. Are the programs that run in or on the panel (such as clock or volume) called applets or plugins or a ...
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How to run Janus WebRTC gateway on Beaglenone Black?

I installed successfully Janus WebRTC Gateway ( https://github.com/meetecho/janus-gateway) in /usr/local/lib and I re-configure to start Janus. But when I do sudo janus, I get this error: /* ...
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have two desktops, need one applet

I installed 15.10 of Xubuntu and Lubuntu. I like the weather applet from Xubuntu but I am mostly running the Lubuntu desktop. How can I get the Xubuntu weather applet to run on the Lubuntu panel? I ...
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hplip update cannot install plugin

I have recently upgraded my HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (hplip) to version 3.16.2. However the installer does not manage to hadle the installation of plugins and requires manual intervention. ...
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flash player on ubuntu 12.04.4

I run ubuntu 12.04.4 and the flash payer is said to be up to date by firefox analyser, but sometimes it shows pictures fine, at other times is shows blurred and discolored pictures. what command ...
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Upwork add ons for chromium

I am using ubuntu 14.04 . I recently switched to ubuntu from windows. I am a freelancer. I work on upwork . In windows I used upwathcer to find the job and desktop notification . Will you please give ...
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Xubuntu - How to add a quick launcher to a panel

I am currently using Xubuntu 14.04. I need something like (and preferably) a panel plugin to open a few programs from it. More specifically, I want an icon on my panel which opens a box containing ...
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Rhythmbox GStreamer “plugin” has an “invalid format” for “command line” notation; requesting “file a bug” report

Upon opening Rhythmbox (audio Internet Radio Stations program), I ran into a plugin error involving the need to report a bug. According to the pop-up noting the problem with the Rhythmbox provided ...
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Flash Player Issue

I am having problem with flash player in Ubuntu 15.10 (Mozilla Firefox and Chromium).
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Problem with Unity after install Chrome Remote Desktop

Recently I have installed Chrome Remote Desktop utility, but I don't know if I have configured well the chrome.desktop file. When ubuntu starts, unity panel and top bar doesn't appears, and I need to ...
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Symlink not working

I am trying to link java plugin to Opera. I have tried all sorts of methods. These are Opera's instructions for after JRE's installation: So that Java will be discovered, type the following ...
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can't insstal ADT Plugin for ubuntu

Cannot complete the install because of a conflicting dependency. Software being installed: Android Development Tools 23.0.7.2120684 (com.android.ide.eclipse.adt.feature.feature.group 23.0.7.2120684) ...
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Plugins not showing up at after placing files in gedit directory

I'm trying to add a plug-in on gedit to help me develop to html. I downloaded this one and followed the instructions for installing. After placed the files at /usr/share/gedit/plugins I noticed that ...
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how do you install .so plugins for audacity?

Gsnap (a pitch correction plugin) and all of the GVst plugins for Audacity have been ported to linux in the .so format. http://www.gvst.co.uk/portpage.htm How do you install them? Tried to put ...
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GLib-GIO-ERROR: org.gnome.gedit.plugins.time

Upon starting gedit on my Ubuntu-14.04, I see the following error: (gedit:3173): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema 'org.gnome.gedit.plugins.time' is not installed I tried the answer of Gedit ...
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Rhythmbox: favourite albums

is there a way to have a list of favourite albums in Rhythmbox? What I can do now is creating a playlist and add all songs from a specific album to that playlist, but that would mean creating a lot of ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu)

I recently switched to Ubuntu and then this morning to Kubuntu. I really love Kubuntu, I want to run this as the only OS on my Macbook but there's one issue that I just can't fix. So I've installed ...
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How to set the default archive handler for the thunar archive plugin

When I try to create an archive in Thunar, I get a message "No suitable archiver found" and can not create an archive. It used to work just fine. There is no usable information an the website for the ...
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Lost firefox tabs due to crash

I use the Save Session version 1.3.1.6.1 plugin in firefox to save my current sessions. I had kept 3 windows full of tabs for all almost a year when yesterday my firefox crashed. Now I can't find any ...
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How to install Winamp plugin in Ubuntu?

I want to install Chord!.exe plugin for winamp in Ubuntu by using Wine but it cant be installed and I don't know how to do it right. Can you give me solution about how to install this plugin on Winamp ...
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gedit `Comment Code` plugin installed but not working

I seem to have no trouble installing gedit plugins, and in general gedit seems to be working OK. It also seems like the plugins got installed (at least to some degree) because the Comment code and ...
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Unable to play media on website

I seem to be able to play the media on every website except datpiff.com flash player. It's really strange and not sure if the issue is mine or the websites. I run Ubuntu 12.04.5. If it is my issue, ...
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No Plugin in the WordPress Admin end, but in the plugins/ folder

I've taken all my debugging-specific plugins from one of my Windows drive, and pasted them into my Ubuntu 14.04, but I cannot see any plugin other than the two default Akismet and Hello Dolly. I've ...
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Error with installing software [duplicate]

I just Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and install the required software, its smooth . But in the mean time, I am trying to install all software by Aptik . and this time , a problem occur. After this , ...
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building ZCS Evolution Connector on Ubuntu 14.04

When I ran ./configure for evolution-zimbra-0.1.1, it ended up with Evolution development libraries not installed Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 evolution 3.10.4 $ sudo dpkg --get-selections | grep ...
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Set path for Terminator to lookup for plugins

In my work place we have Terminator installed on our machines but we do not have write access outside of our home folders. By default, terminator looks for pluings at ...
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Can't use icedtea plugin without removing proprietary plugin (firefox)

What I'm trying to do: Switch from using the proprietary java plugin (java 1.8.51) to using the icedtea plugin. Apparently there still doesn't exist an icedtea-8-plugin for ubuntu 15.10 in the ...
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Installing Plugins on 12.04 [duplicate]

Need help in installing 2 plugins GStreamer ffmpeg video plugin Codecs to play mpeg, divx, mpeg4, ac3, wmv and asf files GStreamer plugins for mms, wavpack, quicktime,musepack Codecs to play Need ...
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How to enable “Abbreviations” on code blocks on Ubuntu 14.04?

Abbreviation I'm new user on Ubuntu. I use Ubuntu 14.04. Here, while I install code blocks I found that "Abbreviations" is not enabled here. Now how can I enable this on my code blocks 13.12?
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kubuntu display errors (mainly chrome)

I just installed the newest version of kubuntu, and everything seems to be great except some graphical errors. This is mainly with chrome, which is updated, when I attempt to open the plug-in menus, a ...
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Can't install java plugin

I think I did all the proper codes, and I went to the file browser and I see the .so file in firefox's plugin directory. It's just not running... Working. Doesn't show up in plugins, about:plugins, ...
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can i transfer compiz plugins from one computer to another with same compiz version (9.7.0)?

im am running compiz 9.7.0 with the experimental plugins running fine; i have another ubuntu computer with same versions of ubuntu (12.04) and compiz, but i can no longer access the scripts from git ...
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How do you install a nagios plug-in or patch?

This may be a basic question, but I have absolutely no idea how to do this. And I've looked everywhere online and I haven't found a decent article or instructions how to do so. So perhaps some of you ...
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Clementine GStreamer plugin for APE audio

Clementine won't play Monkey's Audio .ape files. It keeps saying that a GStreamer plugin is missing, but it doesn't say what plugin. I tried running it from terminal but I get no useful output. ...
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Installing Vim Plugin for Codeblocks

I'm currently trying to install a vim plugin for codeblocks from here. I have installed wxWidgets and codeblocks but I'm unsure about the installation steps that are provided at the bottom of the ...
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Pidgin screenshot capture plugin not workin with Sametime account

I have Sametime account configured on Pidgin chat client. I tried to install following plug-in in order to send screenshots but its not working: ...
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browser-plugin-libreoffice

I installed the browser-plugin-libreoffice for Ubuntu 15 using apt-get. It installed successfully and my documents are opening in my browser now. However, the plugin shows an Edit document button ...
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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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Chrome or Chromium retry corrupted/incomplete download file functionality

Is there any functionality available in Chrome or Chromium browser mentioned below: Retry corrupted/incomplete download (from the time it is left) Sometimes because of network ...
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NoScript syncing?

I have just noticed that after firing up my browser (after a NoScript update) I am getting strange reports of syncing in association with NoScript: When selecting Copy from the right-click menu on ...
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How to install srpos plugin in vlc?

I tried installing srpos plugin from here. But it shows the following error in the terminal when I use the command : ./configure && make && make install make[1]: Entering ...