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 the most common plugins?

How can I install the most used plugins like flash player and mp3 in Ubuntu?
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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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Compiz Problems (Plugin Missing, Performance Issues, Development)

I've recently set up the compiz cube again, and I was very happy to find that that flickering window glitch is gone! However, the cube reflection and deformation plugins are also gone. I am running a ...
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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 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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java plugin in Chromium

Icedtea-7-plugin installed but it does not appears in the list in about:plugins in Chromium. Not able to execute java applets. Tried installing Icedtea-7-plugin but in vain. Using openjdk7 in 14.04
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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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Can't open .wmv video files [duplicate]

I installed 12.04 and installed all plug-ins related to video drive. I installed VLC player and tried to start a .wmv file but I get this error: No suitable decoder module: VLC does not ...
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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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Can't enable Rhythmbox's Google Music Plugin

I tried to install Google Play Music Plugin for Rhythmbox. I ended up by getting the plugin installed but I can't enable it. :c I have: Ubuntu 13.04 x32 Gnome 3.8 Thanks in advance
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How do I get the compiz snow plugin working?

i've got some trouble installing the snow plugin in Ubuntu 11.10. I found some tutorials to build it from git but it won't work for me. Spent all day long to get it run but it won't. So Is there ...
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IcedTea plugin not working in Midori web browser

I have Lubuntu 13.04, and I use the Midori WebBrowser. I initially had a problem with the plugins, but later on, I could activate Flash and Java. I use the IcedTea browser plugin to view Java content. ...
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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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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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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 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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Desktop icons disappear when using wallpaper plugin

When I enable wallpaper compiz plugin all icons disappear from desktop. How can I fix that?
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Mozilla addons not working properly in ubuntu 12.04

I have encountered a problem in Mozilla. I am unable to install/uninstall the plugins. I don't why it is happening. :( I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Please help me out
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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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How do I install VLC extensions?

VLC player allows installing extensions, plugins, skins. They have to be copied into a folder: for example, its .lua extensions should be in a folder with the same name. Where is that?
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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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Cannot Install anything from the Software Center in 12.10

I just downloaded 12.10 and I can't seem to download and install anything, from plugins to programs, from the Software Center. It says Not Found. There isn’t a software package called “name” in ...
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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 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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Install Regex plugin for Gedit

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.I want to install Regex Search and Replace plugin for Gedit.So can some one please tell me where can I get it and install it.Any help and suggestions will be highly ...
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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 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 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 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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Python Access Pidgin Data Structure by Dbus

I recentely started to program in Python and making a script/plugin for Pidgin,i need to access PurpleConversationUiOps and use the has_focus field,based in some examples in documentation of Pidgin i ...
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PDF viewer in chromium? [duplicate]

Google Chrome has plugin to view pdf files inside the browser. Is there any plugin for chromium which can do this?
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Unable to install icedtea plugin on Utopic Unicorn 14.10

Trying to install icedtea-7-plugin on 14.10 x64 gives an error. apt-get install icedtea-7-plugin . . . Selecting previously unselected package icedtea-netx:amd64. . . . Processing triggers for ...
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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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How to install flash player 11 debug on Ubuntu 12.04?

I had hard time to figure this out, but I did it finally and I'm going to post an answer to my own question for others.
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How to integrate Rhythmbox to play Internet Radio?

I have been very fond of the sound menu integration that can be done via Last.fm and the present radio stations. I wanted to know a way to listen to JazzRadio or for that matter any radio on the ...
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Saving subtitles found by the VLC extension “Subtitle Finder”?

I found a VLC script called 'Subtitle finder' (here) that downloads and displays video subtitles 'on-the-fly': they are downloaded and displayed during playback, and it works great, but does not saves ...
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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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Can't play dvd with movie player

When I try to open a dvd with movie player, I get a message saying that a plugin is missing. It isn't specified what plugin is needed and when I click on the search button, no appropriate plugin is ...
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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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Chrome reports Java plugin outdated

I've just installed the latest version of JRE (7u5) and Chrome still reports that it's outdated. When I go to chrome://plugins/, it shows the following line for Java: Java - Version: 1.7.0_05 ...
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Is actual version of Chromium browser (34.0.1847.116) compatible with Oracle Java 7 browser plugin?

I can not make it work nor find an official confirmation of compatibility. Oracle Java 7 plugin works fine with Firefox but fresh Chromium browser installation does not even list it at ...
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Is it just me or are the gedit plugins in 13.10 incomplete?

The update went smooth but all my saved sessions from gedit in 13.04 are gone. I'm trying to figure out if those just weren't ready for prime time and were left out or if this is a system problem. ...
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gedit-developer-plugins on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

I've installed gedit-developer-plugins on a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander I've lauched gedit (from the terminal) but when I turn a GDP plugin on (in this case GDP Find) I get the following ...
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Authentication required to install plug-ins and application [duplicate]

I cannot install new plug in to my linux computer. It keeps asking authentication required that needs a password. I do not know what the password is. Pls help me identify the problem or remove the ...
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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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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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Is any one using Aptana Studio with Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unsatisfied Link Error and missing .so files when starting Eclipse Is any one using Aptana studio as a stand alone in ubuntu 12.04? I have downloaded the file, and ...
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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 ...