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 know how much data has been downloaded by update-manager?

I got a pop-up from the update-manager that there are updates available for me to download and install. I chose to install the updates. The process of downloading the updates has been running since ...
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Firefox PDF Embedded Plugin

For some reason in firefox i cannot read embedded pdfs. it just says a plugin is needed to display the content and then has a link to download plugin. when i click it, it searches for a while and ...
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How to add frames to images (in shotwell)?

I will be a photographer at an event and part of the deal is we offer on the spot editing, which includes cropping and photo adjustments. The organizer insists we offer adding frames to the pictures. ...
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is there any hotkey for empathy?

is there any hotkey for empathy? plugins is also ok? I want open a message with shortcut just like press F4,I can do that in pidgin, but I prefer empathy
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Unable to install flash plugin in ubuntu?

I need to install flashplugin in all the ubuntu systems. So i have downloaded the flashplugin via wget wget ...
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Chrome reports Java plugin outdated

I've just installed the latest version of JRE (7u5) and Chrome still reports that it's outdated. When I go to chrome://plugins/, it shows the following line for Java: Java - Version: 1.7.0_05 ...
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when install software, how to find out what is in the addon ?

When installing application, there are addon available but are there easy ways to find out what are they like (Libsvg-perl in the application "Inkscape") Thanks!
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Shockwave Player in Chromium? [duplicate]

Is there a Ubuntu 10.04-compatible version of Shockwave Player to run on the Chromium browser?
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HTML in Pidgin conversations

Is there a plugin or hidden feature in Pidgin that parses HTML in chats? I couldn't find anything on the web.
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Installing Chrome Java Plugin

I've been trying to install the Java plugin for Chrome for a couple hours now, and I figured it was time to ask people with more experience. I can't seem to get it working. My current Java version is ...
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What does the GTK Loader compiz plugin do?

In ccsm there is a "GTK Loader" plugin. This is not used on a clean install. What does it do? If it preloads GTK once like the tooltip implies then is it a good idea to turn it on?
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cannot get the gedit autotab plugin to work

If you are trying to write python code inside of gedit, you probably want auto-tabbing. Meaning suppose you are writing a method, you type something like: def foo(): Then hit enter. The cursor goes ...
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Video Codec Error

I have noticed on some videos that when I play some unusual video formats I always see this message. Can someone please give me instructions how to resolve this issue? Which codec do I need to install ...
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Java wont run in firefox?

I have Icedtea installed, but when I go to run my favorite Java application, Runescape, in the browser, it says I don't have Java installed in Firefox. Is there any way to say, turn it on?
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Is a non-trivial plug-in for some application considered an app?

In the context of the Ubuntu App Showdown, if a useful plug-in for an existing application (in my case blender, but it could be anything) were to be developed, could it be considered?
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lightspark in Firefox doesn't show up

I have installed LightSpark Flash Player alternative from what is called the official PPA: https://launchpad.net/~sparkers/+archive/ppa (I mean, I added this repository and then sudo apt-get install ...
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Are there any Gedit plugins for Rails

I have watched some video tutorials for rails and spotted gedit as very good editor for ruby on rails development. I installed gmate and some plugins for programming (autocomplete and intelligent ...
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Buggenie plugin installation issue

I am trying to install / configure buggenie plugin on wordpress (ubuntu 10.04). I get errors in pcre 8.0 version. Did a lot of google search but none resolved the issue, I just got deeper into a worse ...
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mp3 to ogg converter plugin for rhythmbox or banshee?

I like to convert all mp3,aac,wav files into ogg format. is there any plugins for rhythmbox or banshee that converts mp3 format into ogg formate automatically like itunes converts wma format into mp3. ...
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Finding the gedit plugin folder

I am a bit confused as to where I should put externally downloaded plugins. I have tried putting them in: /usr/share/gedit/plugins ~/. Local/gedit/plugins ~/. Gnome2/gedit/plugins ...
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How can I backup Installed firefox add-ons and restore

I have downloaded and Installed several firefox add-ons and plugins. I like to be able to backup these add-ons, so that a new fresh installation does not require new Downloads. So my question is -- ...
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Rhythmbox Unity Plugin (control panel) not working

When I start Rhythmbox by clicking the play button in unity control panel (the load gif), or start it manually, the rhythmbox unity plugin does not work. The control panel keeps in the loading state ...
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Java Applet not working

I cant use any Java applets. I installed icedtea-7-plugin, and it is even activated under Add-Ons, but if I for example click: www.java.com/de/download/testjava.jsp The test-screen remains grey. I ...
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How can I install TextWrap plugin in Gedit?

I followed a guide to install Text Wrap in Gedit. Tried to get standard error feedback by starting from a terminal. But couldn't get it installed. Would there be a problem with 12.04 having gone ...
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Glitch while using the Desktop Wall Plugin

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 (from 11.10) and I am the Desktop Wall Plugin from Compiz. My bindings for Move Left, Right, Down and Up are Ctrl plus the corresponding arrow key. Since the upgrade, ...
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How do I get this Mac OS X exposé behavior?

In Mac os x, I can move all windows to the nearest corner by hitting F11 key. I'm just wondering if there is a compiz plugin works like that. I know that there is Scale plugin already. But all that ...
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How to install java and enable java plug in for firefox in Ubuntu 12.04LTS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? Please help me to install java and enable Java plug in for firefox. I tried Tools-add-ons-plugins. But I don't know how to do?
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How to install Rhythmbox Spotify plugin?

Is there an easy way to install the Spotify plugin for Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04? I can only find links to recompile Rhythmbox completely and the instructions aren't very clear.
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firefox shows only blank screen when opening new pdf

I use ubuntu 12.04 with firefox and adobe pdf plugin. Since ubuntu 11.04 upto 12.04 i have the problem that i can open only one pdf file in the browser. After closing the pdf, firefox only shows a ...
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Can I annotate the screen in Gnome Shell?

Anyone know a plugin or application that emulate the Compiz Annotate funcionality in Gnome 3? Annotate is the plugin that lets you draw on the screen.
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Eclipse Check for Updates issue

I install Eclipse from the Software Center so it links up and will be updated with the rest of my software. Because I am developing for Android, however, I have to install the ADT Plugin within ...
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How do I get LibreOffice Extensions to work in 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and am unable to run the LibreOffice Extensions that ran perfectly in earlier versions of LibreOffice & in Ubuntu 11.10. The error Message states Could not create Java ...
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VST plugins not displaying properly

I tried to work with several Linux native VST instruments plugins but, each time, I had the same problem: the interface does not display properly. An example of what I mean: No text, as you can ...
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Does Evince (Document Viewer) have a plug-in system?

Does it have API? If not, whats the simplest PDF viewer that does? What I do want to create: Maybe annotations (which could be shared via an external file) or creating hyper links to Wikipedia. That ...
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How do I get Java plugin for Chrome?

I'm new with Ubuntu, and I just downloaded Java from here: http://java.com/en/download/linux_manual.jsp And I am trying to follow this instal guide: ...
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How do I make flash videos play in my web browser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have downloaded ubuntu 11.10 and have been surfing the web pretty good. I have done all the add-ons and updates, but flash videos will not ...
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Flash Player Plugin on Firefox will not update on Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit [closed]

I am running on Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit, and my flash player plug-in for Firefox is outdated. I must update my plug-in to flash player 11, but I am not able. I have already installed Adobe Flash Player ...
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Can't change global default video player to VLC?

I have already set VLC for default video player but still vids, movies, etc. open in Banshee and I cannot find anyway to turn that off. So far I have to manually tell each vid to open with VLC and to ...
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Disable plugin in Firefox (acroread)

I installed acroread from the repositories, and it has decided it should be the default plugin in Firefox, such that when I click on a pdf, it opens in a Firefox window. Unfortunately, it does not ...
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Error while trying to install flash plugin through software center

Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_11.1.102.63-0oneiric1_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.191 80] Failed to fetch ...
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Plugins not getting updates

i installed many Ubuntu on my PC and i couldn't even listen to a single music file or watch even a small video, it always says plugins not installed. If it can't even those small plugins then whast is ...
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Can't register for addons or plugins

I have Gimp 2.6 I would like to add plugins to my program. I went to Gimp Plugin Registry. I entered all the information requested. I spent at least half an hour of frustration trying to persuade the ...
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How to browse by album art in rhythmbox?

How do I browse album covers in Rhythmbox? I'm looking for how to browse album art in newer versions of Rhythmbox I tried Rhythmarty plug in but I think it's very old so it can't be used, it does ...
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Running 32-bit Firefox with sun-jre in 64-bit Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to run juniper networks connect program to vpn into work and it only works on 32bit sun jre. All the things I have found with google failed so far. I can't use any scripts, like ...
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How to enable UPnP coherence plugin in rhythmbox 2.95?

In Ubuntu 10.10 I was using the rhythmbox-plugin-coherence package and I was happy to stream music from Rhythmbox to our internet radio box. But in 11.10 (64Bit) I can not find the package anymore, ...
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How to use adobe's pdf reader on chrome

I want to disable the pdf plugin built into Google Chrome, and use the official one by adobe. I was able to disable the built in plugin, I don't know where to get the alternative plugin. Where can I ...
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How do I get my mp3 and video codecs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install the flash player and Mp3 plugins? I've recently replaced my hdd, and installed Lucid Lynx, but while setting up my environment I realized that I can't ...
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How do I install an equalizer in Rhythmbox?

Previous I have never used rhythmbox by default because it seemed to be lacking in features to me. Just my personal opinion. With rhythmbox back in 12.04 will ubuntu give it some attention to give it ...
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How can I be sure I am running the correct version of Flashplayer?

My Firefox keeps reporting that I am running Flash 10.3, even though I am sure I installed 11.1. How can I know for sure which version I am running, and that I am running the correct version?
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How can I remove all of the plugins from Firefox?

I want to remove all plugins from Firefox, until now I have only had success with removing all addons. (I don't mind if I have to reinstall Firefox to achieve this) How can I remove all of the ...