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 to install separate+ gimp-plugin for cmyk support?

In order to open CMYK photoshop files, I want to install the separate+ plugin for gimp. Since for building separate+ from sources it is required editing the makefile by hand(?), I was hoping for an ...
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How to uninstall an icon in the unity of the dash? [on hold]

Mozilla asked to install a plugin on the dashboard and I accepted. Now don't want it. How do I uninstall the tool?
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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 ...
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how to get the preloaded services?

I installed the Ubuntu 14.04 by CD , at that time i had no internet connection due to that i am not able to get all the built-in packages. Some of the problems arises like, plug ins required for ...
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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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Uninstall Google chrome built-in plugins

Is there a way to turn off permanently the plugins inside chrome? Especially, I am interested in the flash and video plugins. This causes a huge overload on my Internet , and it would be great if ...
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Where do I find the local and the gedit plugins folders in Ubuntu 14.04?

I know this will be likely marked as a duplicate. But none of the answers in Finding the gedit plugin folder can solve my problem. It seems that I don't have a gedit plugins folder. Is there any easy ...
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GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in

I wrote a video player with Qt and when I tried to run it, this error occurred, Error: "Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in" This issue can be fixed by running the following ...
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Firefox Java plugin (icedtea) is installed, what prevents it from being loaded?

After upgrading my Ubuntu installation (now running 14.04 LTS) my java plugin for firefox ceased to work. It does not report an error or anything it just tells me that I need to install a plugin to ...
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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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unable to sign with digital certificate on portal

Please help to resolve mention issue we are using Ubuntu 10.04 and we have our internet portal that purpose we require digital certificate.we are using mozila 24.0. that certificate show in Mozilla ...
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Get mention notifications in Pidgin's Campfire plugin

Mention notifications seem not to work with Pidgin's Campfire plugin. Tried these plugins Nick Siad Highlight Any ideas?
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How to install standalone LINE or LINE plugin for Pidgin in Kubuntu 14.04?

I want to use LINE in my Kubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately LINE has no official release for Linux. I found some unconfirmed sources of installing LINE in Linux. I tried LINE with Wine, but it did not work ...
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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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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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Bitcoin Widget To Display Exchange Rate On Top Menu

Just wondering if anyone knows if there's a widget/app to display Bitcoin exchange rate on the top menu on Ubuntu. I would love it even though it's easy to check the rate on the web. When I search on ...
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Oracle Java plugin not recognized by Firefox 35.0.1

I have added symbolic links pointing to libnpjp2.so of jdk1.8.0_25 (in jdk1.8.0_25/jre/lib/i386/) to the following locations: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox-extensions/plugins ...
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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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Getting “permission denied” when trying to edit a plugin for Gedit [duplicate]

I've tried everything that I know, which admittedly is not a lot. The problem is that I can't use the plug-ins in Gedit because the loader is set to "python 3". I read an answer where all one has to ...
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Add-on website is closing immediately during first run - Mozilla

I have written code for loading Add-on's website during first run. But it loads and closes the website immediately. Here is the code var myaddon = { onLoad: function() { this.initialized = true; ...
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Ubuntu Software Center additional software plug-ins, official or third-party?

When getting software from the Ubuntu Software Center I often see that it says "Optional add-ons", like for instance here for rkhunter these are the Optional Add-ons it displays: Are these optional ...
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Mozilla plugin not found to install icedtea

I couldn't configure icedtea web plugin because the ./configure commands fails due to an such an error: Package requirements (mozilla-plugin) were not met: No package 'mozilla-plugin' found Consider ...
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Firefox says “a plugin is required” but doesn't say which?

I installed Dictionary.com addon in my latest firefox web browser. But it is showing some plugin is missing without naming which one. Please see the screen shot to have a better understanding about ...
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How to make Firefox run Adobe Flash even when it's outdated?

I use http://onlineclock.net/ in order to wake up in the mornings. It is absolutely vital to me that this site work correctly. My phone alarm simply does not wake me up. If this site does not work ...
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Some Compiz plugins are not working correctly or are not working at all…Why?

I got a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with 4 Gb RAM,an AMD quad-core processor,running at 1.3 GHz frequency and a Radeon HD 8330 (Kabini) graphics card,which I think is in use and I got the open source ...
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Jmeter : How to add plugins for Stepping and Ultimate thread group for Jmeter in Ubuntu 14.04?

How to add plugins for Stepping and Ultimate thread group? I am having a problem adding the plugins for Stepping thread group and Ultimate thread group. I have already copied the jar file to the ...
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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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How to add Silverlight to Chrome in 12.04?

How to add Silverlight to Chrome in 12.04? I found a couple of guides to add Moonlight plugin to Chrome browser, but nothing that works as of yet.
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Last.fm Scrobbler is not recognizing Rhythmbox?

I am currently logged-in in both the Last.fm website and the last.fm Scrobbler installed on my desktop, but the Scrobbler doesn't seem to recognize my Rhythmbox plays, I have the Last.fm plugin option ...
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Install Eclipse Marketplace - which Maven plugin for my configuration?

I've had some struggles getting Java, Eclipse and Maven to work properly on my configuration. environment: Ubuntu 12.04 Java 8 Eclipse Indigo 3.7 Maven 3.0 Task: Install Maven plug in through ...
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Error While Compiling Retroarch

i've been trying to compile retroarch and i installed all of the plugins that it says to install and everything starts going right at first but then i keep getting this... CC ...
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Compiz plugins / filter - ordering

Using Ubuntu 14.04. In Compiz, I have enabled Negative and OBS plugins (color filters). What I want is, filter A should be applied after filter B (I want to be able to control the order). How can I ...
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Chromium + Firefox - flash doesn't function w/Pepper.

Environment: toshiba chromebook with crouton ubuntu 12.04 Problem: Flash doesn't function on Chromium. Flash doesn't function on Firefox. Sound muted in Ubnutu Desktop. I'm going to order 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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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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how to install video/audio plugins using terminal? [closed]

i tried to install using Ubuntu software center but there is problem using it.
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Garry's Mod Add on Folder?

Hi i'm trying to install the CSS add on to GMOD but for the life of me cant find the add on folder, Or the steam folder itself for that matter. When I try load the folder via GMOD it comes up that ...
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(SOLVED) Reinstalled VLC from scratch on Ubuntu is always looking for plugins in the wrong directory

I had vlc 2.1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 installed by "apt-get install vlc" in /usr/bin/vlc, it worked fine Then I compiled and installed another version of vlc (don't remember exact version number) from ...
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VNC plugin not working in Remmina

Remmina 0.9.99.1, Ubuntu 14.04. I installed Remmina from the repository. Also installed both the RDP and the VNC plugins from the repository. I have verified that remmina-plugin-vnc.so is in ...
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How can I get the “Group and Tab Windows” plugin in compiz on Ubuntu 14.04

I while ago I remember using the compiz plugin "Group and Tab Windows". Now I would like to use it again, but I have found out that it is part of the compiz-plugins-extra, which is just an empty ...
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What does the Gedit plugin called “Dashboard” do and/or provide?

What does the "Dashboard" plugin do? It's description says "A Dashboard for new tabs.", but I can't see what's changed after I enable it or what it lets me do differently. I don't see anything like a ...
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What does the Gedit Plugin called “Quick open” do and/or provide?

What does the "Quick open" plugin do? It says that it "Quick open: Quickly open files.", but I can't see what's changed after I enable it.
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144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome

after an update of xubuntu14.04 144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome for any of my videos in youtube i have think there are problem with my flash player or simply youtube ...
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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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Google Play Plugin for Rhythmbox

Hey guys, I'm a Google Play Music user running Rhythmbox 2.99.1 on Ubuntu 13.10. Recently, I found a link to a Google Play Music Plugin that had instructions on how to install the plugin. After ...
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Rhythmbox: unable to browse by cover art

I am unable to browse by cover art in Rhythmbox. Apparently plugin is installed and active but I don't see the left pane option "Browse by cover art" EDIT: I can't install cover browser for some ...
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Icedtea-7-plugin don't work in Chromium, doesn't show in about:plugins

I'm newbie user of Ubuntu 14.04. I have trouble with: Icedtea-7-plugin don't work in Chromium. It doesn't shows in about:plugins. How I can I fix it? I did: sudo apt-get install icedtea-7-plugin ...
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Cannot make work Java 8 Plugin in chrome 39 in ubuntu

I cannot make Java 8 work for ubuntu in chrome 39 I already installed the jdk8 via ppa. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer ...
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lubuntu 14.10 gedit plugin folder

Which directory should I copy gedit plugins for gedit to recognize them in? I was browsing around the web, none of proposed folders worked. I want to use ftp code editng gedit plugin.