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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how can bind the compiz Scale plugin to the corner of my window?

I go to compizconfig -> scale windows -> binding and then choose "Initiate Window Picker" with the mouse icon next to it. I check "Enabled". Then I highlight the corners in green. This doesn't seem ...
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Gedit isn't picking up new plugins

Hi I have tried to install this plugin for gedit by copying the files auto_completion.gedit-plugin auto_completion.py to /usr/share/gedit-2/plugins/autocomplete however when i restart gedit and go to ...
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How can I install KateSql plugin?

I am slightly new to Ubuntu and I just installed kate by typing sudo apt-get install kate. Now I want to install this kate sql plugin and google is not helping me. I downloaded a punch of files from ...
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How to install the most common plugins?

How can I install the most used plugins like flash player and mp3 in Ubuntu?
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How can I get Chromium to download PDF files automatically?

When I click on a PDF link on Chromium I get a 'Missing Plug-in' page. It used to be that it would download the PDF and then I could view it with Evince. To do this now I have to right click and ...
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What does the 'Userspace file system' Compiz plugin do?

What does this plugin do? It does not appear to be possible to enable it using Compiz from the repositories, but I would still like to learn what the plugin does so I can decide whether it might be ...
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Are there more Brasero plugins available?

I'm coming to like Brasero more than I did before (hardly used it in the past to be honest), and now I'm wondering, are the plugins that come with the default install the only available plugins? I ...
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Consistent Flash Player Crash ONLY on YouTube [closed]

It could be similar to one of the bugs listed on LaunchPad (#689158), but may not be. Basically, I used to occasionally get a crash on YouTube and opening a new browser or rebooting (don't remember ...
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How come I can not install plugins on my local Wordpress install?

I got WordPress up and running fine on Ubuntu 10.04 by using this source except that when I try to update and install themes/plugins I get this following error message in wp-admin page: Installing ...
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How do I manually install the Oracle Java Plugin for Google Chrome and Firefox?

How to install Java Plugin to these browsers manually ? I downloaded JRE from Oracle Site, run it in terminal. Now, what I should do ?. I want to do it manually because, I want to be up-date with ...
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Youtube plugin in Totem first loads and then plays the video?

In Totem the youtube plugin first loads all the video, taking a lot of time for a video of 5 minutes. Only when all the video is loaded it starts playing it. Is this normal?
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Two gedit plugins clash. How to change shortcut keys, or enable/disable a plugin

Gedit has two plugins from Gnome's Gedit Plugins page which I both particularly want... Multi-edit Control Your Tabs However they both vie for the same shortcut keys: Ctrl+PageUp and ...
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How to Fix Firefox when it freezes completely after open it?

First time ever today Firefox Version 3.6.13 freezed for me on Ubuntu 10.10 64bit. I open Firefox normally but then nothing respond on the GUI.The only thing I can do is close it. When Closed I try ...
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How Do I Export Pages from Browser with Embedded Hyperlinks?

Made a sad discovery today. I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. My client is in the ad business and she had a marketing competition task for me. She wanted me to visit websites of the competitors, and export the ...
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Gedit plugin for HTML tag match

Is there a Gedit plugin for highlighting HTML matching tag? If so then please suggest me. For example in this sample: <div> //div1 <div> //div2 </div> //end of div2 ...
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Rhythmbox plugin code for hot key not working - why?

def activate(self,shell): self.shell = shell self.copy_selected() self.action = gtk.Action ('foo','bar','baz',None) self.activate_id = self.action.connect ('activate', ...
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Creating .xpi file for FF [closed]

Ok so i downloaded the source code of an addon for Firefox, that was a .xpi file so i extracted that, changed some functions and now i would like to recreate a .xpi file so i can test it in Firefox. ...
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Should I install Firefox add-ons via the Software Center or the webbrowser?

I would like to install some Firefox add-ons, also called 'extensions' or 'plugins', like for example Adblock Plus, Ubufox or Greasemonkey. Should I install them from the Mozilla website, using the ...
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Error (in GTK?) when trying to install EclipseXul plugin

When installing EclipseXul plugin on EclipsePHP, it says: Cannot complete the install because one or more required items could not be found. Software currently installed: Shared profile ...
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How to Install libflashplayer.so? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Adobe Flash player? I cannot figure out how to install Adobe Flashplayer plugin in Firefox 3.6.3. I downloaded libflashplayer.so, have read a few forums ...
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Is there ruby syntax validation plugin for gedit?

I am using the https://github.com/gmate/gmate setup, but it lacks a ruby syntax validation plugin. Where can I find one? Tnx!
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Why doesn't Chromium have “Chrome PDF Viewer” plugin?

The Chrome build from Google has a Chrome PDF Viewer plugin which is really nice. But, the Chromium builds don't seem to have it (nothing shows up in about:plugins). How do I get the plugin in ...
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Is it safe to install Compiz Experimental Plugins 0.1.1 on Maverick?

Does anyone have these plugins installed? Sorry, but I'm worried, because my past attempts to update compiz have failed, and when I try to install these plugins they ask to me to update these files: ...
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Banshee with enabled ClutterFlow plugin crashes

Now I can't run Banshee, because of Banshee automatically quit after some time. Question: Where is located banshee configs? Can i delete them to reset settings???
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Is there a gedit plugin that adds search features?

I'm hoping to add search and replace within selection and search within files. Having a search option in the context menu would also be handy.
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How to install windows media player plugin on chromium?

There is a website that streams local TV and it requires windows media player plugin. I have LUbuntu freshly installed, but it simply says "Missing Plug-in". It doesn't say anything about what ...
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Unable to activate the Desktop Art plug-in for Rhythmbox

I've neither installed, nor upgraded, any packages for a couple of days, yet today Rhythmbox is reporting that it was 'unable to activate plugin Desktop Art.' It worked before I left the computer (at ...
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Is it possible to view PDFs right in Chrome without downloading them first?

When I click a link to a PDF in Chrome instead of displaying the PDF in the browser I see a blank page with "Missing plugin" written over it. Is it possible to get this plugin somewhere or am I ...
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Where is the Flash in Chrome?

I installed Google Chrome. This is the first thing I did after installing Ubuntu. I went into firefox, and went to chrome.google.com, and hit the button. I don't like package managers, and avoid the ...
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Access Windows 7 Media Streaming

I wish to be able to see and stream music to my Ubuntu 10.04 installation through Rhythmbox. I have enabled media streaming in Windows 7 and I can see Rhythmbox as an allowed device. I have installed ...
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Watch QuickTime videos in the browser?

It's rather frustrating to me that I can't watch any of the videos on Apple's site. Is there a QuickTime plugin for Chrome or Firefox, and if not, why?
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Support for various features in gedit

I'm trying to use gedit as my main editor, and am looking for help with some tricky features. For each of the following, can people help me out with how to install and configure the feature? code ...
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How to get Eclipse plugins working with Software Center based installation

I installed Eclipse from the Software Center. Then I installed a "Aptana" plugin by using: Help -> Install -> New Software. The plugin installed and Eclipse restarted, but I can't see any of the ...
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Install adblock using synaptic or through firefox's addons menu?

I want to install adblock for Firefox and I see it is in Synaptic. Should I install it with Synaptic or the regular way with the Firefox add-on manager? Does it make any differences at all?