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

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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 ...
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Desktop Icon Problems with Rotated Unity

I have an odd problem that I'm attributing to the Rotated Unity Plugin. I can't move any desktop icons any further than where it lies on the left in the following screenshot: That "barrier" is ...
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How to install Ruby plugin on Eclipse Indigo under Ubuntu 11.10

I've had no luck installing the Ruby plugin in Eclipse Indigo v3.7.1 under Ubuntu Oneiric. The Ubuntu community notes apply to earlier versions and don't help much with my setup. I wonder if you can ...
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Am I able to install the codelite plugins package without uninstalling codelite?

I have the most recent stable version installed (version 3.5.5375) but every time I try to apt-get install the codlite plugins it advises it will remove the codelite install.
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How to enable Grilo UPnP plugin in rhythmbox?

The newest version of rhythmbox (2.95) should have a Grilo UPnP plugin, but I can't find it in Rhythmbox and it is not enabled or available by default. I installed rhythmbox 2.95 according to this ...
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Cannot load plugins in current version of Calibre

The filter for loading downloaded plugins in Calibre seems to be broken. The official manual for creating plugins says that plugins should bi in zip format with the appropriate init.py file. ...
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Vlc plugin error, No plugins found

I installed vlc via ppa from vlc After some days it started giving plugin errors, I removed vlc and purged the ppa But still it gives plugin errors whenever I install other software from USC, or I ...
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How to make `Wakeup` plugins work?

Wakeup application is meant to greet a user at specific time, saying things like current wind and temperature outside. But I can't get how to make the thing work on Ubuntu: what am I meant to install ...
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Unity MT grab Handles plugin disappeared!

I discovered it just today, and I don't know how long it had gone. in brief, if I open ccsm, under uncategorized plugins, I can't find Unity Grab Handles plugin and I'm pretty sure it was at its place ...
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Firefox 3.6.24 does not see Java plugin

6 Jan 2012 v.puzzled, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Firefox 3.6.24, sun-java6-plugin 6.26-2lucid1: Firefox does not seem to even know that the java plugin is there (it is installed, and re-installed), ...
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gedit-dash not working anymore

I followed this tutorial on getting Gedit dash installed but for some reason it doesn't work anymore. I wrote a silent script that does everything automatically: cd /tmp sudo apt-get -y install ...
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Simple rhythmbox plugins do not work - why?

Simple Rhythmbox plugins do not work in 11.10. Does anybody know why? I heard that ubuntuone plugin for Rhythmbox stopped working because some changes to Rhythmbox - might this be the same case? More ...
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gnome unity plugin has been disabled from ccsm

The unity plugin of ccsm has been disabled after I uninstall compiz and re-install again and it was replaced by viewport switcher. How can I re-install the unity plugin?
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Rosegarden plugin list is empty [closed]

I've just installed rosegarden through apt. I've also installed jack and a low latency kernel through a PPA https://launchpad.net/~abogani/+archive/ppa. I've started jack-server and through the ...
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Why can't I install a plugin for Compiz Fusion? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get the compiz snow plugin working? I am interested in installing experimental and unsupported plugins for Compiz-fusion from Git. My primary interest is in the ...
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Where do I get extra Compiz plugins?

I installed Compiz on my laptop running Ubuntu 11.10 last week. The way I installed it was kind of different, I opened up a terminal and typed this command: sudo apt-cache search compiz After ...
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Any Rhythmbox plugin for grooveshark out there?

I can't find a plugin to listen GS on RB for Ubuntu. I currently run 10.04.
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gedit 3 regex search replace plugin port

So i have been trying to install this plugin: http://halfhourhacks.blogspot.com/2008/03/gedit-regular-expression-plugin.html in gedit 3.2.1 but there seem to be some issues. I have modified the ...
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Rhythmbox crashes during startup

I enabled Replay Gain in Rhythmbox and the program closed and now I cannot open the program at all. If I run it from terminal I am met with: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gobject/constants.py:24: ...
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Thunderbird addon to send one email to multiple recipients?

is there a thunderbird plugin/addon to send one email to more than one recipient without using cc or bcc and only to field. I am not looking for a bulk mailer just something to help me email the same ...