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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I am not able to download any plugin for audio or video on Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. And for some reason I am unable to download any plugin automatically. I never had this problem before. Here is an image what Rhythmbox or the default video player ...
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How do I submit a browser plugin to software center

We have an app divided in two parts, a browser plugin and the actual app. The plugin is used to start our desktop app. These are not open-source. We want to submit our app to the software center but ...
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How to uninstall these Parole plugins

I'm using Xubuntu and while playing a YouTube video in Parole it said 'Parole needs text/html decoder to play this file' (I was pasting the link in Parole) I installed the asked plugins but still the ...
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Plugins to be downloaded [duplicate]

i am new to Ubuntu and have installed 13.10 on my new Lenovo G500 laptop and while i am still exploring the os, my mp3 cds & videos on my mobile are not playing and it says plugin required, but i ...
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installing Oracle Java 7 as Firefox (v. 22) plugin fails

I have installed Oracle Java 7 JRE under Ubuntu 12.04, and I am trying to get firefox (v. 22) to recognize it as a plugin. I've carefully followed these instructions: ...
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Gnome extensions don't work! I've tried everything!

When I go to https://extensions.gnome.org/, and try to install an extension, it clicks on, but nothing happens to my shell. Then, when I reload the page, the slider has turned off. Here are the things ...
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Anything that requires flash looks green and purple, and small [duplicate]

HI I am new to the Ubuntu community and Operating System (Ubuntu 12.04). After having recommended from my Compute Programming Teacher, I decided to install it. I'm satisfied with the operating system ...
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How do I add convert wav into flac to the context menu?

I would like to right click on an wav-audio file in Nautilus or Dolphin and convert it to a FLAC-audio file that way with the highest possible loss less compression.
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Google Play Plugin for Rhythmbox

Hey guys, I'm a Google Play Music user running Rhythmbox 2.99.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. Recently, I found a link to a Google Play Music Plugin that had instructions on how to install the plugin. After ...
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Update java plug-in

Chrome and Firefox are using java plug-in 1.7.0_25, which is automatically disabled because it is not a safe version (I should install plug-in 1.7.2_45). The problem is that it doesn't matter what I ...
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Is it just me or are the gedit plugins in 13.10 incomplete?

The update went smooth but all my saved sessions from gedit in 13.04 are gone. I'm trying to figure out if those just weren't ready for prime time and were left out or if this is a system problem. ...
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gedit-developer-plugins on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

I've installed gedit-developer-plugins on a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander I've lauched gedit (from the terminal) but when I turn a GDP plugin on (in this case GDP Find) I get the following ...
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Compiz plugin (Grid) does not update in CCSM

I upgraded to 13.10. Compiz itself has been updated properly to 0.9.10.2, but in CCSM, one* plugin (Grid) shows up as the old version. I know it has been changed and I can actually see the updated ...
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How to install separate+ gimp-plugin for cmyk support?

In order to open CMYK photoshop files, I want to install the separate+ plugin for gimp. Since for building separate+ from sources it is required editing the makefile by hand(?), I was hoping for an ...
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can someone give me precise instructions on how to install the compiz stereo3d plugin on ubuntu 13.04

i looked at this link and tried all the instructions http://ddudek.pl/?p=39 first i tried this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ddudek/stereo3d-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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gedit plugin to highlight all instances of selection

Using gedit 3, I've tried multiple plugins to highlight all instances of the current selection (a la Notepad++): https://code.google.com/p/smart-highlighting-gedit/ ...
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Desktop Disapeared

I disabled the unity plug-in, and now all I can see on my desktop is my wallpaper. I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts. Is there anyway to fix this? I just wanted to be able to customize my desktop some, and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Minecraft Bukkitt Server Settings/Plugins

I recently installed a Craftbukkit basic server on my Ubuntu 12.10 system. Note I did this without the desktop/gnome, all done on the command line. Now that I have the basic server I really need help ...
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Plugin ubuntu Desktop [closed]

I'm want to do a plugin to Ubuntu in my term paper, but i never had seen something like this to ubuntu. I want to know about the complexity to "extend" an OS, how much time will spend to do something ...
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How do I install browser plugins in a centralized way?

I have 5 users on an ubuntu box and I want each user to have AdBlock+ (and a few others) for both FireFox and Chrome. Is there a way to avoid logging in as each one with GUI and starting both ...
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HP Laserjet 1000 printer installation poblem in Ubuntu 13.04 on HP G60-533CL Notebook

How can I install an HP Laserjet 1000 printer on my HP G60-533CL Notebook on Ubuntu 13.04 ?
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Troubleshooting Oracle Java 7 with Firefox

I run Ubuntu 13.04 with up-to-date Firefox and Oracle Java 7 is installed from the package oracle-java7-installer from the ppa:webupd8team/java PPA. Java doesn't work in Firefox. When I start ...
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Mozilla plugin not found to install icedtea

I couldn't configure icedtea web plugin because the ./configure commands fails due to an such an error: Package requirements (mozilla-plugin) were not met: No package 'mozilla-plugin' found Consider ...
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Help wanted with customising the markdown panel in gedit

I have gedit 3.6.2 (Lubuntu 13.04) and I've installed a plugin from gedit-markdown: support for Markdown language in gedit that allows me to preview markdown text in a bottom or side panel within ...
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Need to reinstall printer (HP Lasejet 1018) plugin everytime

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit and HPLIP 3.13.6. Anytime I want to print something my printer doesn't work. There are no error codes shown. When I reinstall the plugin problem is solved. Must I do this ...
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Notepad++ NppFTP alternative in linux

I know there are questions about notepad++ here but mine is a bit different. I am developing a website and with the NppFTP plugin in Notepad++ I am able to directly connect to the server that contains ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from making auto-updates?

I have the following problem. Recently I have installed vim (which I compiled myself, as the one in the Ubuntu repositories are old). With it I installed Cscope and You-Complete-Me plugins. Now ...
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I cannot use Plugin Finder Service to download my needed plugins, Java and Adobe Flash Player

I have tried downloading them, and I am not 100% sure how to use the terminal. Any help would be great!
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how to install webp plugin for gimp?

how to install gimp webp plugin? I found out that we can do it using with gimp-plugin-registry, but donno how. I have install gimp-plugin-registry extension for gimp from ubuntu software center, now ...
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No plugin on Cacti 0.8.8a

I already follow the step on How do I install Cacti?, and install Cacti Version 0.8.8a on Ubuntu 12.10 successfully, but no plugins installed and no file on /usr/local/share/cacti/plugins and ...
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“Failed to load platform plugin ”xcb“ ” while launching qt5 app on linux without qt installed

I wrote application for linux which uses QT5. But when I am trying to launch it on the linux without QT SDK installed, the output in console is: Failed to load platform plugin "xcb". Available ...
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IcedTea plugin not working in Midori web browser

I have Lubuntu 13.04, and I use the Midori WebBrowser. I initially had a problem with the plugins, but later on, I could activate Flash and Java. I use the IcedTea browser plugin to view Java content. ...
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What Compiz addons/plugins are available?

How many Compiz Addons can I get and what do they do? Can I get one that make it possiable for me to turn windows and tab then like in Haiku.
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Is there some plugin for gnome-screensaver to control Banshee or another media player from the lock screen?

Is there some way to control a media player and the system volume from the lock screen (e.g. after waking from sleep)?
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code highlight extension for Libre Office writer

I recently wrote a repport for school with a lot of code in it. The only way I found to wrok was to highlight it with STRONG and that is really quite ugly. So is there a code highlightning extension ...
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Colorpicker plugin for sublime text 2

I have installed Sublime text 2 in my ubuntu 12.04. But I can't install a colorpick plugin for the sublime. I downloaded a zip file from github named: 'Package Control Sublime-package'. But I can't ...
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Desktop icons disappear when using wallpaper plugin

When I enable wallpaper compiz plugin all icons disappear from desktop. How can I fix that?
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Can't enable Rhythmbox's Google Music Plugin

I tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rhythmbox. I ended up by getting the plugin installed but I can't enable it. :c I have: Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Gnome 3.8 Thanks in advance
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How to remove Libre.fm from Rhythmbox?

As I do not use Libre.fm, I'd like to remove it from the sidepane in Rhythmbox (Ubuntu Precise). I did it some time ago on of my machines. But now I cannot recall how I did it. :-( I could not find a ...
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music cant play and says “need to install plugins”

my Ubuntu 12.10 rhythm box cant play any songs apart from the ones that were installed with it. it says that no plugins installed and when i try to install them they can not be found
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How to uninstall livecom

I use outlook.com as my primary mail service. After updating ubuntu to raring, I went to check my mail. There was this prompt to install livemail which allows me to get email notifications on desktop. ...
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uwsgi with python3 how to get the plugin(not from apt)

how to run uwsgi with python 3 instead of python 2? I've compiled the latest version of uwsgi, and i know there are plugins which can be installed by apt-get , but how can I get it(shall i compile ...
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Install Chromium Adobe plugins error

i cannot view any video because of this. i dont want to use any other browser. when i click "install plugins" , it takes me to the adobe website and it tells that Chromium and Chrome have built in ...
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Updating the Frei0r video plugin in Ubuntu 12.04

Does anyone know how to update the Frei0r video effects plug-in in Ubuntu 12.04? I can't find a PPA and I need it updated for Openshot.
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Authentication required to install plug-ins and application [duplicate]

I cannot install new plug in to my linux computer. It keeps asking authentication required that needs a password. I do not know what the password is. Pls help me identify the problem or remove the ...
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Revert from dark nimbus theme to default in netbeans

I installed the Dark Nimbus theme in netbeans' plugin manager. Now theme has changed but I do not like it. I uninstalled it from plugin manager. but nothing happened. What can I do?
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Google+ hangout application not getting installed

The other day I was trying to have a online hangout and logged into Google+ and when I clicked on start a hangout it prompted me to select if my OS was 32 bit or 64 bit to download a plugin for ...
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How to install Emmet with gedit text editor in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I came to know about emmet plugin. Which is really awesome for writing markups. As I am a developer I am using gedit with zencoding plugin to write markup easily. Now as I ...
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Why does pylint Gedit plugin give me an error when I try to enable it?

I downloaded and installed the pylint gedit plugin. I then copied the pylint.gedit_plugin file and the pylint directory to /usr/lib/gedit/plugins I couldn't see it in the gedit plugins menu so I ...
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Saving subtitles found by the VLC extension “Subtitle Finder”?

I found a VLC script called 'Subtitle finder' (here) that downloads and displays video subtitles 'on-the-fly': they are downloaded and displayed during playback, and it works great, but does not saves ...