a plug-in (or plugin) is a set of software components that adds specific abilities to a larger software application.

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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 ...
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How do I install VLC extensions?

VLC player allows installing extensions, plugins, skins. They have to be copied into a folder: for example, its .lua extensions should be in a folder with the same name. Where is that?
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Ubuntu 12.10 firefox v19.0 fails to install missing plugins for adobe flash [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows 8 machine, using Firefox for web browsing. But for flash based sites, I get this missing plug-in error "Additional plugins are needed to display ...
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How to install Java Plugin for chrome

I followed the instructions in the accepted answer to this question and was able to correctly install the latest version of Java 7. However I do not have mozilla firefox installed but chrome. I was ...
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Veetle Plugin - Error “Unable to play two streams simultaneously - Mac cannot have two channels open in separate browsers”

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64bits, after a lot of research I finally managed to install the veetle plugin on my firefox browser (I was having trouble because the default I was trying to install was for ...
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How to download and install java plugin for firefox 19.0 [duplicate]

I was in a site (URL : http://www.francocube.com/cyril/step_1.php) and there was animations tht needed a plugin. When I clicked on an animation, Firefox 19.0 showed : "Additional plugins are required ...
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what plugin is required to hear audio on this page

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Chrome Version 24.0.1312.52 on following page http://swargarohan.org/ramcharitmanas/bal-kand/ there are audios Ramcharitmanas - Bal Kand : Mukesh Ramcharitmanas - ...
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Search plugin for wrapping words with text in Gedit v3

I've been searching out for a plugin that could possibly wraps words with specified text. For example I double click this word to highlight it : word and using a particular shortcut, it becomes ...
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How to find and download a missing plugin?

I tried to add a radio station to the radio player of Rhythmbox, so I clicked "add" and copied the URL but it won't play when I click on "play". A window comes in the first place searching for a ...
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Why and how firefox shows youtube video despite all plugins are disabled, including Shockwave flash ones?

When I open a video url I see a div with the message: This plugin is disabled. manage plugins... Then in few seconds the video starts. Why? How?
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Ubuntu-Studio Plug-ins GUI broken in Ardour

I use Ubuntu-Studio 12.10 and here's my problem : When I insert a plug-in on a track , I got a broken interface . I can use most of them without their respective interfaces , but most complex like ...
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How do install Panda 3D on Precise or Quantal?

I want to install Panda 3D (browser plugin) on 12.10 or 12.04 (32-bit). I have tried several things and tried to compile from source. Any source/compiled/ppa would be appreciated. I keep running ...
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Google chrome - flash plugin crashes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Youtube - couldn’t load plug-in Everything works fine, but yesterday, after update I cant load any flash video in google chrome. I can see "Couldn't load plug-in". ...
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Can Gedit plugins work in Sublime Text 2?

Is there a way to get the gedit-dash plugin working in sublime text2? Here is a screenshot of gedit-dash
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Why is “sudo touch <<some file name>>” needed before installing certain packages?

I'm asked to do "sudo touch /etc/default/google-talkplugin" prior to installing 'google-talk plugin' in their installation instructions
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Dutch dictionary in Evolution for Ubuntu

I'd like to know how to install a Dutch dictionary in the mail program Evolution for Ubuntu. In Preferences I can see which dictionaries (all English) are installed but not how to add another ...
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Problems with Adobe Flash Plugin in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Though the Software center is showing that "Adobe Flash Plugin" is installed in my computer, which is a Compaq Presario c700 running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, yet some websites like www.youtube.com is ...
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Can't get pandora plugin for rhythmbox 2.97 to work

I installed this repository and updated it. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox-plugins sudo apt-get update And then installed the plugins: sudo apt-get install ...
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Where is eclipse platform plugin folder?

Today I installed Eclipse via sudo apt-get install eclipse-platform. Now I need to access the plugins folder and can't manage to find it anywhere. I don't have much experience using ubuntu, so I don't ...
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Why won't Rhythmbox work?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and found out that Rhythmbox won't work-- it keeps saying that it requires plugins but everytime I lookup mp3 plugins it appears that the ones that are all needed are ...