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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What syntax highlighting should I use for a Nagios configuration file?

What syntax highlighting should I use with nagios configuration files? Textmate has a lot of options for syntax highlighting but I can't find one that works. I've tried using the Apache2 syntax, ...
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Java plugin in Google Chrome is not being loaded

Google Chrome is not loading the Java plug-in properly. When I try it in Mozilla Firefox, it works perfectly on every site. I tried re-installing Chrome, but even that didn't help.
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Flash content regularly crashing Firefox/Chrome, with 3-second delay when switching to full screen mode?

For months now I have been plagued with issues regarding Flash content in my browsers. Regularly when I try to load (e.g.) a YouTube video, the browser will hang and I have to kill plugin-container....
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Customize netbeans rails module

The Netbeans rails plugin has a simple a project structure: However, I have encountered the following problems: I cant access config.ru file I cant access app/uploaders dir (carrierwave gem) ...
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Google Chrome - “click to play” functionality per plugin?

I am using Google Chrome's "click to play" functionality to prevent Flash plugins from running unless I choose to. This is fantastic and at last my machine is fast again. Problem is I love the ...
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How to add java plugin to user-mode firefox on linux

I have installed firefox to a user directory (version 3.6.10) /cache/app/firefox. I have installed java jre1.6.0_21 to /cache/app/java/jre1.6.0_21 I have symlinked /cache/app/java/jre1.6.0_21/plugin/...
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How do I install the Visual Editor plugin for Eclipse?

Using the two newest versions of the Eclipse IDE, I have been unsuccessful in installing the Visual Editor for Eclipse. When trying to install the plugin after adding the repository, I get the ...
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How to prevent Live Writer from messing up <code>

I am trying out Windows Live Writer, and it seems to be pretty cool. But, how can I prevent it from encoding characters between <code> tags when switching between Edit and Source? Is there a ...
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How can I stop YouTube videos from auto-playing? [duplicate]

I was using "Stop YouTube Autoplay" add-on to stop autoplaying the videos thus saving bandwidth. But since 1.0.3, this Firefox plugin doesn't work anymore. Is there any other FF plugin that does ...
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Adium: Show Invisible, but online, contacts in buddy list?

Is there a setting, plugin or extra that will make my Adium contact list include users who are online but set to "invisible"?
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Can you change the order of Firefox plugins in the status bar?

I have several plugins that register icons in the Firefox status bar. I would like to change the order so that plugins that pop up status changes are further to the right. This would prevent the ...
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Automatically starting a child process with 'High' priority?

My computer running Windows 7 is getting old, and Flash content stutters a bit too much. I am finding that elevating the priority of the plugin process helps a lot. I know of the /high switch to ...
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anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome?

does anyone know of a FireFox plugin that allows us to open a new link in Chrome? I often have to open links from FireFox into Chrome (so basically currently I'd have to copy the url and go to chrome ...
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Email This Plugin for Chrome

Firefox has this massively useful plugin called EmailThis by LazyRussian. It allows you to right-click on a page and just kick off your webmail compose page and email it. But...Firefox has become a ...
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Start FF with plugins disabled

Strange problem. Opened FF 3.6.3 after a re-boot and my last opened tabs appeared but none of the page or menu elements would respond to a click. No error messages...just locked up. Started FF with a ...
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Go from “search” field directly to an anchor in Firefox just pressing enter?

Suppose I'm in the Firefox's "search box" at the bottom of the screen. The searched string is an anchor in a page I'm using. This searched string is an anchor, that I have to take my hands off the ...
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Is there a quick way to remove browser decorations

I'm finding that more and more applications use browsers as their user interface and I am caught in a dilemma. When browsing I want a browser window to have browser buttons, navigation icons, etc. ...
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Automatically change urls in browser

We have a monitor at the office that runs a couple of of full screen applications that keep track of different parts of our production environment. I'd now like to have a way to flip between 3-4 url:...
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How can I manage my time with Outlook?

I wasn't a big fan of Microsoft Office until now, but my boss has told me that I have to use Outlook in order to manage my time. I really don't know why the Outlook is a powerful tool. Now I use ...
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Program or Firefox plugin to automatically manipulate website HTML using specific rules?

I have noticed dozens of times how tedious some websites are. Therefore, I need a program, plugin for Firefox, or whatever that does the job - to be able to add some sort of checks to specific ...
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Does anyone know a Chrome extension for search/replace using regular expressions? [closed]

I want a Chrome extension that can do text replacements using regular expressions. Does anyone know one?
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UNIX Console inside browser

Is there a server-side script, or better yet a browser plugin (for FF or Chrome, I guess) that gives you a REAL UNIX Console inside the browser. The point being to get a full-fledged system inside a ...
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how to arrange photoshop layers as rows and columns like a grid?

I have a bunch of images, all the same dimensions loaded onto different layers(1 image per layer) inside a psd. I was wondering if there is any fast way to do this or any utility/script already ...
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Is there an Addon for Thunderbird 3 which will show me a fixed website in a tab?

I'm looking for a Thunderbird 3 addon which will show me a fixed website in a tab. I don't need navigational components, just the one website. (Explanation: Due to the lack of a compatible version of ...
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Ignore messages from anyone not on my contact list

When I used Pidgin, it came with a plugin that would ignore all messages from people not on my contacts list. Is there an equivalent plugin for Adium?
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Difference between Module and plugin in Petrel Ocean

I started to touch Petrel Ocean just now, and what to know what is the difference between the Plug-in and the Module. At least for now, they look the same. Can anyone please give me some ideas?
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Start a conversation in pidgin from launchy/anywhere

I use pidgin for all my chatting, and all my regular contacts are available in pidgin roster. I also use Launchy to launch a bunch of things. As a logical consequence, I wonder if it is possible to ...
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Can I disable a plugin in Eclipse?

I have a plugin that I use regularly for months at a time, but for the next couple of months, I will not need it at all. I believe that this plugin makes Eclipse very slow, so I would like to disable ...
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How to really change Firefox search engine plugin's name?

I tried to change the search engine plugin's name (displayed in the drop down menu when you're switching search engines) but to no avail. I changed the os:ShortName tag in the search plugin xml file ...
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Why does Firefox kick off the Java Runtime Environment for some web sites?

I have discovered that navigating to a site that I control will kick off JRE (observed in Task Manager) if I browse with FireFox and if FF has the Java(TM) Platform installed as a plugin. The site ...
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Why is LogMeIn via Ubuntu so slow to refresh?

At work I use logmein.com to do remote support to many users. When I do this on my Ubuntu box, it connects, but then it reloads the page on every mouse click or event. How do I make this work more ...
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Making evince the default application for embedding PDFs in firefox in ubuntu

While I'm on the subject of complaining about things that upgrading to ubuntu 10.04 broke (see here), another problem that happened on moving from 9.04 to 9.10 (I think) is this: Firefox used to open ...
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How does firefox chose which plugin to use?

I have written a plugin which allows the user to view multi-page TIFF images within firefox. The problem is that Quicktime also thinks it can view TIFF images. How does Firefox chose which one gets ...
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Removing HTML from Pidgin conversations

I'm using Pidgin 2.5.5 with SIPE for talking to MS Communicator user at work. The MS Communicator was just now upgraded and I'm seeing HTML markup with messages. Are there any plugins to interpret ...
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How do I automatically start the Python Indent plugin in Notepad++?

I am using Notepad++ with the Python Indent plugin installed to automatically indent the code. However, every time I start Notepad++, the plugin is disabled and I have to go the the plugin menu and ...
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Is this plugin safe? Googletalkpluginaccel.msi

I keep getting a message from Komodo that this plugin wants access to my computer. However, the plugin is unsigned. I have looked and looked but am not sure that this is a valid Google plugin. Can ...
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How to find Chrome's installed plugins (*not* extensions)

Google Chrome is slowly trying to block out people using plug ins so they'll instead use their extensions. They're even semi obfuscating these plugins, and I can't find a couple I have installed. One ...
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Allow plugins for local files

Chrome is my standard viewer for PDF files, but it is also configured to "Let me choose when to run plugin content". When viewing PDF files in the internet, I can choose to allow the domain in the ...
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No uWSGI alarm plugins when installed into a virtualenv with pip

I've been attempting to use uWSGI alarm plugins in a virtualenv to no avail. $ uwsgi --plugin plugins/alarm_xmpp --alarm "jabber xmpp:foo@example.com;password;bar@example.com" open("plugins/...
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Can Photoshop export directly to a website or external link? [closed]

How extendable can Photoshop functionality be made? Can one create a plugin/extension/script that can give you 1-click or 2-click ability to save or export and publish directly to a website?
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How to install java plugin for firefox in Fedora 17 or 18

I am running Fedora 17 64 Bit, I already installed firefox with the yum install firefox, and my firefox version is 22.0 I am trying to install the java plugin for firefox. But the instructions on ...
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Stop browser recording history for a particular website [duplicate]

Is there any way I can prevent the browser to record the history for a particular website with the help of a plugin(as I can't find any)? As I don't think there's any inbuilt feature for doing this ...
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How to modify certain website features from browser on Firefox?

There are some annoying websites which use custom (badly made) cursors, right click disable/popup JS, etc. How can I easily undo their settings without specifically finding this piece of JS on their ...
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Notepad++ XML Auto Indent + Tag Closing

I'm migrating a question I posted on stackoverflow to here as it may be more relevant. Here is the question: I'm looking for a way to code XML (mxml, specifically) in Notepad++ such that it follows ...
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Add Alt keyboard shortcuts to TextFX menus in Notepad++

Is there a way to add Alt keyboard shortcuts (usually shown as an underlined letter e.g. File > Save) to the TextFX menus in Notepad++ 5.8.6 (the last version before the huge ugly Find dialog)? As I ...
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How to get back Google Instant in Google Chrome?

I use Windows 7 and want to know how to get back Google Instant in my browser. Yesterday, Google changed the way of searching and included some new method to search. I used to be able to type away ...
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Opening a new tab with Firefox (middle click)- make it work with Javascript links?

I have this problem continuously. I read MSNBC news (and other pages). I click the middle mouse button to open links in a new tab, to read later. I go to the tabs later, at it was a javascript link....
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Whitelisting a Google Chrome plugin

I need to block Flash plugin by default and only allow it on manually approved sites, while allowing the PDF plugin to run anywhere automatically. Is it possible to achieve?
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Storing vim plugins in Linux

Usually all vim plugins are stored in the /$HOME/.vim directory. As I understand the plugins share common folders like plugin, autoload, doc etc. It's a problem when you have to delete some plugins. ...
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How to install software in openSUSE 11.2

I've just started using Linux — openSUSE 11.2 — after 15 years of using Windows. From Windows, I'm used to installing any software with just a few clicks. I'm confused by Linux's .tar, ....