Plugins are dynamic libraries which can be loaded by an application, to extend or add new features without re-compiling the original application. Most plugins allow new features to be added, updated, or removed "on-the-fly", although some plugins do require static linking with the application.

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Is there any quick way to check if all of my plugins will work when upgrading Firefox?

I depend on firefox plugins for my work, so updating is always a bit treacherous. But I also need to be using the latest browsers, so it's a necessary evil. Is there any good way to check if all of ...
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Any way to extend Quick Look so you can copy text from it?

I find quick look really handy, but I know you can't copy text from files without opening them. I wonder if there is any way around this, or if it would be possible to do with a plug-in?
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Extension for Chrome that redirects you to an existing tab if you try and open the same url

I guess I'm looking for a "unique tab" extension that would behave as follows: I open a new tab and type in "mail.google.com" It looks for an already open tab with that url If found, it takes me to ...
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Notepad++ last open tag closing

I am searching for a plugin or any other way for n++ to close the last open tag on demand (i.e. assigned to a shortcut key), not automatically. Sadly all I could find is tag auto-closing (in TextFX ...
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Gnome-DO: Difference between “Locate files” and “Files and folders” plugins?

The question is pretty straight forward. I don't understand the difference between these two plugins, should I install both, or is one better than the other?
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Pidgin: a me-specific log file?

I'm trying to make a compilation file of all the text sent by me and all the responses that included my name.... What's the best way about scripting this? Is there a plugin like that for pidgin? ...
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Is there a Chrome-like plugin container for Firefox?

This is exact opposite of Is there a Firefox-like plugin container for Chrome. With my 100+ tabs open in FF, there are two and a half alternatives: use plugin-container and get it eat CPU, memory ...
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Notepad++ IntelliSense - How to?

I'm looking for a good IntelliSense solution for Notepad++. Does anyone know a good plugin?
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notepad++ “autotext”-type plugin

As part of my job, I regularly enter long descriptions of real estate into a database. I type those up in N++ and then paste them into the web interface of the base. However, they are quite ...
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What plugin does Firefox use to download from SourceForge during Tor?

I have Tor installed on my mac, and Tor-button installed on my Firefox (along with NoScript, BetterPrivacy, AdBlock, and RefControl). By default, Tor disables plugins like Flash. From what I've read ...
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Are there any free addins for Outlook 2007 for using snippets?

Are there any free addins for Outlook 2007 for using snippets, like this one (commercial)?
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Firefox freezes while playing hulu on ubuntu

I'm running ubuntu jaunty (really kubuntu, but it shouldn't matter) with firefox 3.0.12 and adobe's flash 10 plugin, and I often have the problem that firefox freezes while I'm playing hulu. The video ...
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Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on {TAB} instead of {ENTER}?

Is there a way to make Notepad++ auto-complete words on Tab instead of Enter? Currently, if want to type, say, frame, then Enter to begin a new line, instead the Enter will select the first ...
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Difference between user complete and omni complete in vim

I'm using neocomplcache in Vim 7.3. When entering some code I'd expect it to suggest completions based on the class of the variable: $db = new MembersDatabase(); $db-> /* Sugest addMember, ...
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Why it shows Error while giving adt plugin in Eclipse for Android application development?

I tried a lot to make available SDK to Eclipse by giving ADT plugin for android applicationdevelopment, but while installing it shows something like Cannot complete the install because one or ...
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visual scrollbar plugin eclipse

I'm looking for visual scroll bar for eclipse, something like RockScroll Does anyone knows one?
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How can I get Google Chrome to use the 64-bit Flash plugin?

[ me@fc14_x86_64 ~ ] google-chrome *** NSPlugin Viewer *** ERROR: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32 [ me@fc14_x86_64 ~ ] locate libflashplayer.so ...
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How do you increase the plugin timeout in Chrome?

Tonight, while my computer was devoting most of its CPU to other tasks, Chrome decided that every tab that was using a plugin had crashed. In Firefox there's a configuration setting for the number ...
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Audio recording, a tool for human-aided drum quantizing

I have this situation: the drummer records the track (8 tracks in a multitrack session). Now, how do I check how distant are the recorded beats from their theoretical position i.e.: there is always ...
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SIP plugin for Trillian

I like using Trillian for chats (Skype, Google Talk, ...) but I cannot add a SIP Account to make calls with Trillian directly. Google always tells me to download the SIP Plugin for Trillian, but this ...
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Installing sublime text plugins all at once

Is there a way to install all the sublime text 2 plugins that you would like to install all at once. In Notepad++, there is a plugin manager which lets you install all the plugins you want to install ...
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Plugin for Notepad++ 5.8.6 to list bookmarks of current file

Is there a plug-in for Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog!) to list all bookmarks set for current tab in a dockable window? The user should be able to jump to any ...
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Why can't I install this Notepad++ plugin on my older computer?

I'm trying to install the nppColdFusion plugin that enables ColdFusion syntax highlighting in Notepad++. It installed easily on my home computer (Windows Vista, using Notepad++ version 5.8.6). ...
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PDT/PHP plugin in Eclipse in Ubuntu not working - “page not found” error

I am not having success getting the PDT (PHP Development Tools, SDK 2.0.2 and 2.1.2) plugin to work in Eclipse in Ubuntu 11.04. I encounter the following page when attempting to run a php file: Not ...
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Vim project plugin \R not refreshing new directories created

I'm using the vim project plugin to manage a project, and whenever a new file goes in I need to use \R to refresh the project tree. This is fine, but I recently created a new directory in the tree, ...
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Firebug like application for chrome?

Are there any applications equivalent to Firbug to work on Google Chrome?
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Control iTunes from Spotlight (or similar)

Is there some sort add on or program that lets me easily change (and choose) songs using keyboard shortcuts (or perhaps Spotlight)? The ideal program would add iTunes indexing to Spotlight and allow ...
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FTP and Notepad++

I've been using UltraEdit for several years now, but after upgrading to Windows 7, I decided to try out Notepad++ instead. It seems pretty similar and pretty powerful, but one of the best features of ...
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How can I permanently get rid of the “Install Missing Plugins” bar at the top of my Firefox window?

On certain websites that require you to have a plug-in installed with Firefox a banner at the top will appear stating: "Additional plugins are required to display all the media on this page." with a ...
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Outlook Notes replacement or alternatives?

I save my notes in Outlook notes. However it's just a list of notes without any kind of categorization. I am looking for a replacement software where I can define my categories and I can place a note ...
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I need to install an old flash player that is not listed on the adobe site

Anyone know where I can find Flash Player 11.0.1.152 for Firefox? I can´t find it at the Adobe site
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How can I change the text on the tabs in Firefox?

Is there some Firefox plugin that I can use to change the text on the tab?
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How can I search and replace in Firefox?

I am moderator on a site with lots of structured content and regularly edit posts for poor formatting (in particular Markdown and LaTeX). Many of those tasks are tedious and could easily be performed ...
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Microsoft's Windows Media Player plugin doesn't register on Chrome (Windows)

After installing the "Windows Media Player plug-in for Firefox" (either automatically or by downloading wmpfirefoxplugin.exe manually) and running it, the WMP plugin still does not appear in ...
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Close tab by double-click in Google Chrome

How can I close a selected tab by double-clicking on the tab header in Google Chrome? The extension Double-click closes tab only works on the page itself - not the tab.
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Sublime Text 2 - Project TODO Plugin?

In editors like netbeans there is a window to view all comments that start with #TODO: Is there a plugin for Sublime Text to view all #TODO: comments throughout the whole project in a single window? ...
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Where is the statusbar in Firefox 4+? How do I get it back?

Since version 4.0b7pre, there is no more statusbar in Firefox, which has been replaced by the new add-ons bar. The main problem is that a lot of users like me are missing some valuable information ...
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What are extensions, add-ons and plugins?

For example, Firefox has three sections for modifying the application: Add-ons Extensions Plugins They all seem to do the same thing: provide some extra functionality or disable existing ...
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Is there a Photoshop plug-in that reduces PNG file size using pngcrush? [closed]

I’ve used pngcrush to reduce the size of PNGs produced by Photoshop. It’d be neat if there was a plug-in for Photoshop that ran pngcrush automatically on PNGs when saving them for the web. Is there ...
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Evernote Firefox Plugin Tagging Problem

I have a usability problem with the evernote firefox plugin (the standalone plugin, which is active when the evernote client is not installed on the underlying machine) In the above screenshot I am ...
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Browser plugin to suggest words as you type

is there any browser plugin (doesn't matter which browser) that can give you a list of word suggestions as you type inside a textarea (e.g. like this one on superuser, or email content area). For ...
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What does the “Run PPAPI Flash In The Renderer Proces” flag do?

In Google Chrome's about:flags, I see an opton labeled "Run PPAPI Flash In The Renderer Proces". The only resource I've found is that PPAPI, "Pepper", is an alternative to Netscape's NPAPI. My ...
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How to prevent page crashes in Google Chrome?

I use the most recent Chrome version on Windows 7. Since I discovered tabbed browsing, I couldn't help preventing myself from opening too many tabs simultaneously. With Google chrome, I frequently ...
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Traffic meter plugin for Firefox

I've been using a plugin called Firefox Throttle that allowed the user to see the current data traffic in firefox. For example, if you were loading a Youtube video, in the plugin bar of the browser ...
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Add-on for automatic URL shortening in browser

Are there any plugins or third party apps/add-ons/extensions in Firefox, Chrome, or any other browser which shortens copied URLs on the go?
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Hiding email signatures in Outlook

Is there any setting or plugin that's capable of detecting and hiding most signatures so that threads become much more readable? I suppose the best answer to this need would be something that hides ...
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Jenkins: “Docker client wasn't initialized”

I am trying to run the docker plugin in Jenkins but I get the error: [Docker] ERROR: docker client is not initialized, command 'Pull image' was aborted. Check Jenkins server log which Docker client ...
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firefox plugin like update scanner?

update scanner is based around great idea - however it just does not work as fast as it should. I have opened 6 links and after hour of waiting FF took 1,6GB of memory. is there any other plugin like ...
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Single Process Firefox (disable fork)

I would like to run versions of Mozilla Firefox 3.6.5+ as a single process, just as it was in versions 3.6.3 and prior. The reason is that, on Linux, I am running within proxychains - which doesn't ...
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Block port(s) in Firefox

Is there any plugin that can set firefox to simulate port 8080 is blocked ? I want to see how my website behave if certain ports (8080) is blocked.