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 to install vst plugins with wine

I have FL studio 10 installed on my PC through wine and it works perfect. The pre-installed vst's work but any I install (sylenth1, nexus2 and pianoteq) don't work. I have massive installed and it ...
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Plugin needed ubuntu 16.04 LTS [on hold]

some websites require some plug-in. How do I install it?
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Okular and Fileopen plug-in

Someone knows how to install FileOpen plug-in for read a secure PDF file with Okular, on Ubuntu 16.04? I've bought a DIN standard but to read it we need FileOpen plug-in.
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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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How to clone Keepass 2 plugins from Github?

I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04. I want to install Keepass 2 plugins. However, I want to install those plugins via an unconventional way. I want to rather git clone the .plgx files in /usr/lib/keepass2/...
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adobe-flashplugin package is virtual

Trying to install flash on Ubuntu Mate 16.04, I went to https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/quantal/adobe-flashplugin/ thinking I could find the package there. Instead I got a cryptic message: ...
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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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gedit plugin to highlight all instances of selection

Using gedit 3, I've tried multiple plugins to highlight all instances of the current selection (a la Notepad++): https://code.google.com/p/smart-highlighting-gedit/ https://github.com/mmuell23/...
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The signon plugin does not react on demand to stop: need to kill it!

I have a problem with signon, it seems. After recovering from sleep mode, my syslog shows - sometimes - the following error messages: Jun 30 10:05:13 lati signond[22359]: The signon plugin does not ...
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WebGL not working

I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10, and Firefox 44, and I am trying to play eyewire from eyewire.org. Persistently I get errors. I have tried modifying the WebGL options in about config to force webGL to run, ...
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How to uninstall ffmpeg installed via Firefox addon YouTube Video and Audio Downloader 0.5.2?

Firefox Addon YouTube Video and Audio Downloader 0.5.2 URL is https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/youtube-video-and-audio-dow/?src=api. After ffmpeg is installed, YouTube Downloaders (YouTube-dlg,...
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ubuntu 15.10 firefox 47 java plugin weirdness

I have just updated my system to use oracle java 8 build 91 (latest and greatest) and can't get the firefox plugin to work. Every time I try to verify it, it crashes. When I tried the approved ...
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Cannot open Android project first time in new install of Android SDK in Eclipse IDE

Primary topic: Please help me with a problem encountered in attempt to begin Android project in Eclipse. Please note that I want to use Eclipse and not to install another IDE. Secondary: I want to ...
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RipOff 0.8.3 not finding ANY plugins

As of upgrading 14.04 I've had a problem with RipOff (i.e. 0.8.3). I get "No valid RipOff encoding plugin could be found" Under Preferences/Plugins lo-and-behold no plugins - not even the free ones!...
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KindleGen installation

Before I came here, I searched the internet to find a solution but in vain. I cannot install the KindleGen plugin on Ubuntu 14.04 so that the Kindle comic converter can convert my jpeg images into the ...
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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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I want to get ubuntu 14.04 plugins [duplicate]

I installed 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 OS for my computer. But I can't play music / videos. When I do a double click a song / video an error message will appear on the screen asking me to install the ...
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Silverlight is enabled, yet can't watch Netflix? [duplicate]

My machine is 32 bit so can't use Chrome. Netflix does not work on chromium. So I installed silver-light using pipelight: Any solution?
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can't play the media files of type: audio/x-unknown decoder

I want to play a video of .mkv format. For that, I installed vlc player and required plugins. But while playing the video, following message is shown: Videos requires to install plugins to play media ...
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Roundcube vacation plugin /usr/bin/vacation no such file

I have problem with vacation plugin. I got the following output in the mail log : fatal: execvp /usr/bin/vacation: No such file or directory When I try vacation - I had same error. File exist in ...
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Can this plugin gstreamer1.0-libav be used in india?

While playing a video on default player in Ubuntu, I got a error message saying that it needs to install an extra plugin gstreamer1.0-libav. There is a warning besides it saying that the plugin is ...
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Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Lubuntu 32 bits )

I have a similar question to the one asked here : Why Won't Rhythmbox Coverart Plug-in Work? (Kubuntu) I am running a Lubuntu 16.04 32 bits OS on my old laptop that I want to use as a "...
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Any way to see "Optional add-ons' list of a software in new Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

In older version of Ubuntu software center I can see the Optional add-ons list below of software description. Like the picture (indicated by circle).. But in new version of Ubuntu Software center ...
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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 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 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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Avoiding mouse scrolling in Gedit when editing long documents

I need a solution specifically for the Gedit Editor: When editing long documents I want to avoid having to scroll down with the mouse when hitting the end of the page. Is there a solution to avoid ...
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Install `gedit-plugin` for a downgraded version of gedit

Using these instructions, I could get gedit 3.10.4 to run on ubuntu 16.04. Now, I need to install the version of gedit-plugins that corresponds to gedit 3.10.4. The sources are here but I have not ...
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Where do I find Firefox NoScript .xpi on my system?

Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, Firefox 45.0.1 I have checked the following folders: /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins ~/.mozilla/firefox ~/.mozilla/...
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May new plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom work in Wine?

Photoshop CS6 and Lightroom 5.7 both run very well for me on Ubuntu 14.04 thanks to the Wine frontend PlayOnLinux and the latter's nearly idiot-proof (me being the idiot) installation proceedures. I ...
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gedit - wrap text with character boxes

I use gedit for pure text writing (I mean not coding). To highlight chapters in the text I wrap with "+" boxes likes: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Title goes here +++++++++++++++++++++++++...
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VLC player doesn't work in Ubuntu 15.10

I have Installed and re-installed VLC player multiple times in Ubuntu 15.10. But every time I am encountering following warning.. Processing triggers for vlc-nox (2.2.1-3) ... No plugins in /usr/lib/...
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gedit-latex-plugin not working correctly

I've installed the gedit-latex-plugin on my machine running 15.10. When I enable the plugin, it shows the markup colouring in .tex files, but the menu option New LaTeX Document... doesn't appear, and ...
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libusb driver for WinTV 950Q

The driver works. I can capture free ota transport stream, but I have to sudo it. sudo ./haup works, ./haup doesn't. I'm using ubuntu 15.10. I'm a novice with respect to system software, but I think ...
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Can't use auto-completion in gnome-builder for Python — jedi plugin not found

I am using the gnome-builder to do some development work, and I am needing to do some work with Python so it would be really helpful if the auto-completion tool actually worked, but every time I start ...
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Install Chromium Adobe plugins error

While trying to perform simple tasks in Chromium I am experiencing issues with the Adobe Plugin. I cannot view any video because of this. I do not want to use any other browser. When i click "install ...
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Is it an applet or plugin or widget

I have installed Ubuntu recently, and I have a question about the applications on the side-panel. Are the programs that run in or on the panel (such as clock or volume) called applets or plugins or a ...
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How to run Janus WebRTC gateway on Beaglenone Black?

I installed successfully Janus WebRTC Gateway ( https://github.com/meetecho/janus-gateway) in /usr/local/lib and I re-configure to start Janus. But when I do sudo janus, I get this error: /* debian@...
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have two desktops, need one applet

I installed 15.10 of Xubuntu and Lubuntu. I like the weather applet from Xubuntu but I am mostly running the Lubuntu desktop. How can I get the Xubuntu weather applet to run on the Lubuntu panel? I ...
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Vim YouCompleteMe installation

I'm trying to install YouCompleteMe plugin alongside my Vundle plugin manager for Vim. I've just added the Plugin 'Valloric/YouCompleteMe' line to my ~/.vimrc and then I wrote:PluginInstall in Vim, ...
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hplip update cannot install plugin

I have recently upgraded my HP Linux Imaging and Printing System (hplip) to version 3.16.2. However the installer does not manage to hadle the installation of plugins and requires manual intervention. ...
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flash player on ubuntu 12.04.4

I run ubuntu 12.04.4 and the flash payer is said to be up to date by firefox analyser, but sometimes it shows pictures fine, at other times is shows blurred and discolored pictures. what command ...
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Upwork add ons for chromium

I am using ubuntu 14.04 . I recently switched to ubuntu from windows. I am a freelancer. I work on upwork . In windows I used upwathcer to find the job and desktop notification . Will you please give ...
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Xubuntu - How to add a quick launcher to a panel

I am currently using Xubuntu 14.04. I need something like (and preferably) a panel plugin to open a few programs from it. More specifically, I want an icon on my panel which opens a box containing ...
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CompizConfig : Fire animation not found even after install compiz-extras

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and I have installed the necessary compiz plugins to get animations running such as compiz-plugins-extra,compiz-plugins, but I am unable to find 'Fire' animation for ...
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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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Rhythmbox GStreamer “plugin” has an “invalid format” for “command line” notation; requesting “file a bug” report

Upon opening Rhythmbox (audio Internet Radio Stations program), I ran into a plugin error involving the need to report a bug. According to the pop-up noting the problem with the Rhythmbox provided ...
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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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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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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 ...