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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Clementine can't play m4a files. missing plugin issue cannot be solved

Many suggest to delete ~/.gstreamer-0.10/ and install gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad. But when I try installing gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad apt-get tells me it's installed at latest version. And when I ...
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authentication key for ubuntu 15.04 [on hold]

i just bought a laptop (hp 14) with ubuntu 15.04 but i cant install plug-ins. It needs an authentication key. What was it?
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How do I install a plugin for gEdit v3?

I just installed the ubuntu 11.10, and I want to install a plugin for gEdit. I unpacked the plugin to the following folder: ~/.gnome2/gedit/plugins but in the gedit doesn't show up the plugin.
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Problem with Unity after install Chrome Remote Desktop

Recently I have installed Chrome Remote Desktop utility, but I don't know if I have configured well the chrome.desktop file. When ubuntu starts, unity panel and top bar doesn't appears, and I need to ...
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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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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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Flash Player Issue

I am having problem with flash player in Ubuntu 15.10 (Mozilla Firefox and Chromium).
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Symlink not working

I am trying to link java plugin to Opera. I have tried all sorts of methods. These are Opera's instructions for after JRE's installation: So that Java will be discovered, type the following ...
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can't insstal ADT Plugin for ubuntu

Cannot complete the install because of a conflicting dependency. Software being installed: Android Development Tools 23.0.7.2120684 (com.android.ide.eclipse.adt.feature.feature.group 23.0.7.2120684) ...
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How to play this file?

I have this video file with the extension .mkv but it is not playing in totem video player and this works in the new versions of VLC(Windows) and I havent tried it on VLC for Ubuntu yet. Is there ...
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Plugins not showing up at after placing files in gedit directory

I'm trying to add a plug-in on gedit to help me develop to html. I downloaded this one and followed the instructions for installing. After placed the files at /usr/share/gedit/plugins I noticed that ...
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how do you install .so plugins for audacity?

Gsnap (a pitch correction plugin) and all of the GVst plugins for Audacity have been ported to linux in the .so format. http://www.gvst.co.uk/portpage.htm How do you install them? Tried to put ...
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GLib-GIO-ERROR: org.gnome.gedit.plugins.time

Upon starting gedit on my Ubuntu-14.04, I see the following error: (gedit:3173): GLib-GIO-ERROR **: Settings schema 'org.gnome.gedit.plugins.time' is not installed I tried the answer of Gedit ...
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How to install Gsnap for audacity ?

I have searched in the internet for an explanation how to install Gsnap as a plugin to audacity. I can not find any information that would settle my insecurity, now I am at a point where I am not even ...
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Rhythmbox: favourite albums

is there a way to have a list of favourite albums in Rhythmbox? What I can do now is creating a playlist and add all songs from a specific album to that playlist, but that would mean creating a lot of ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu)

I recently switched to Ubuntu and then this morning to Kubuntu. I really love Kubuntu, I want to run this as the only OS on my Macbook but there's one issue that I just can't fix. So I've installed ...
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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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How to set the default archive handler for the thunar archive plugin

When I try to create an archive in Thunar, I get a message "No suitable archiver found" and can not create an archive. It used to work just fine. There is no usable information an the website for the ...
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Not able to see Kate Plugin for Javascript in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 recently. I had heard about the Javascript related plugins(Pretty JSON specifically) being there in Kate setup. But it does not show up in any of the options. I am not sure ...
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How to install srpos plugin in vlc?

I tried installing srpos plugin from here. But it shows the following error in the terminal when I use the command : ./configure && make && make install make[1]: Entering ...
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Lost firefox tabs due to crash

I use the Save Session version 1.3.1.6.1 plugin in firefox to save my current sessions. I had kept 3 windows full of tabs for all almost a year when yesterday my firefox crashed. Now I can't find any ...
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Firefox is always going to java site for updated version

I had clicked on "always perform the task" and now Firefox is directing to Java site whenever I am trying to download in keepvid. What should I do?
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How to install Firefox addon from command line in scripts?

I want to improve my unattended script adding some Firefox addon, however I cant find the way, Can someone help to find out how to? Example: (Want to install adblockPlus plugin and set a new ...
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How to install Winamp plugin in Ubuntu?

I want to install Chord!.exe plugin for winamp in Ubuntu by using Wine but it cant be installed and I don't know how to do it right. Can you give me solution about how to install this plugin on Winamp ...
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gedit `Comment Code` plugin installed but not working

I seem to have no trouble installing gedit plugins, and in general gedit seems to be working OK. It also seems like the plugins got installed (at least to some degree) because the Comment code and ...
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Unable to play media on website

I seem to be able to play the media on every website except datpiff.com flash player. It's really strange and not sure if the issue is mine or the websites. I run Ubuntu 12.04.5. If it is my issue, ...
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No Plugin in the WordPress Admin end, but in the plugins/ folder

I've taken all my debugging-specific plugins from one of my Windows drive, and pasted them into my Ubuntu 14.04, but I cannot see any plugin other than the two default Akismet and Hello Dolly. I've ...
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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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Error with installing software [duplicate]

I just Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and install the required software, its smooth . But in the mean time, I am trying to install all software by Aptik . and this time , a problem occur. After this , ...
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keepasshttp for Ubuntu 13.10

Im running Keepass2 version 2.23. I try to get the plugin running on Ubuntu 13.10. When I check Google I see that a lot of people have it running in older versions. Is there a way to run something ...
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building ZCS Evolution Connector on Ubuntu 14.04

When I ran ./configure for evolution-zimbra-0.1.1, it ended up with Evolution development libraries not installed Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 evolution 3.10.4 $ sudo dpkg --get-selections | grep ...
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Set path for Terminator to lookup for plugins

In my work place we have Terminator installed on our machines but we do not have write access outside of our home folders. By default, terminator looks for pluings at ...
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How to enable “Abbreviations” on code blocks on Ubuntu 14.04?

Abbreviation I'm new user on Ubuntu. I use Ubuntu 14.04. Here, while I install code blocks I found that "Abbreviations" is not enabled here. Now how can I enable this on my code blocks 13.12?
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Why Firefox on the VM has the same capabilities of the Firefox of the host machine?

I installed a virtual machine on VirtualBox. My host machine is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My problem is that I found all the addons of Firefox of the host Ubuntu in the Firefox browser of the guest machine. ...
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Can't use icedtea plugin without removing proprietary plugin (firefox)

What I'm trying to do: Switch from using the proprietary java plugin (java 1.8.51) to using the icedtea plugin. Apparently there still doesn't exist an icedtea-8-plugin for ubuntu 15.10 in the ...
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Installing Plugins on 12.04 [duplicate]

Need help in installing 2 plugins GStreamer ffmpeg video plugin Codecs to play mpeg, divx, mpeg4, ac3, wmv and asf files GStreamer plugins for mms, wavpack, quicktime,musepack Codecs to play Need ...
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kubuntu display errors (mainly chrome)

I just installed the newest version of kubuntu, and everything seems to be great except some graphical errors. This is mainly with chrome, which is updated, when I attempt to open the plug-in menus, a ...
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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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Can't install java plugin

I think I did all the proper codes, and I went to the file browser and I see the .so file in firefox's plugin directory. It's just not running... Working. Doesn't show up in plugins, about:plugins, ...
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can i transfer compiz plugins from one computer to another with same compiz version (9.7.0)?

im am running compiz 9.7.0 with the experimental plugins running fine; i have another ubuntu computer with same versions of ubuntu (12.04) and compiz, but i can no longer access the scripts from git ...
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Any Favorites/ Bookmark file plugin for Gedit 3.12 +?

I want to bookmarks files in Gedit so that I can open them easily later. There are some old plugins which used to work for older versions. But is there any working plugin for Gedit 3.12+. I am using ...
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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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How do you install a nagios plug-in or patch?

This may be a basic question, but I have absolutely no idea how to do this. And I've looked everywhere online and I haven't found a decent article or instructions how to do so. So perhaps some of you ...
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Clementine GStreamer plugin for APE audio

Clementine won't play Monkey's Audio .ape files. It keeps saying that a GStreamer plugin is missing, but it doesn't say what plugin. I tried running it from terminal but I get no useful output. ...
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Installing Vim Plugin for Codeblocks

I'm currently trying to install a vim plugin for codeblocks from here. I have installed wxWidgets and codeblocks but I'm unsure about the installation steps that are provided at the bottom of the ...
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Pidgin screenshot capture plugin not workin with Sametime account

I have Sametime account configured on Pidgin chat client. I tried to install following plug-in in order to send screenshots but its not working: ...
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browser-plugin-libreoffice

I installed the browser-plugin-libreoffice for Ubuntu 15 using apt-get. It installed successfully and my documents are opening in my browser now. However, the plugin shows an Edit document button ...
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install vmrc.so plugin for Chrome

I want to install VMWare-VMRC plugin for chrome, I downloaded VMware-VMRC.x86_64.bundle, and follow the installer, built the /opt/google/chrome/plugins directory and a np-vmware-vmrc-5.5.0-1280474.so ...
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Chrome or Chromium retry corrupted/incomplete download file functionality

Is there any functionality available in Chrome or Chromium browser mentioned below: Retry corrupted/incomplete download (from the time it is left) Sometimes because of network ...
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NoScript syncing?

I have just noticed that after firing up my browser (after a NoScript update) I am getting strange reports of syncing in association with NoScript: When selecting Copy from the right-click menu on ...