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 it completely safe to install java plug-in chrome browser?

I wonder if one of you have some information about the safety of Java in browsers. It is the built-in version of Java which chrome offers to install in browser. Is there any difference between ...
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Vim plugin presenting a list of open tabs

I've looked around and couldn't seem to find what I need. Basically, when I have many open tabs, it becomes difficult to realize what file is open in a specific tab. Is there a plugin that would ...
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Getting 64-bit Java browser plugin to work

I've installed Java 64-bit on my Windows 7 machine, and have since installed many 64-bit versions of Java-based programs. Now however I have to start using a website using a Java applet, but the ...
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windows file system / explorer ssh plugin [closed]

Does anyone know of a Windows explore/filesystem plugin that maps to remote system via SSH? There was a tool called GmailFS that exposed Gmail account as file system that appeared in explorer so ...
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How can I check if any of my Firefox extensions or plugins are using the internet?

Is there a way to monitor if Firefox extensions or plugins are using the internet?
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Rapport Trusteer for Mac: how does it work?

Bank of America recommended me of installing something called Rapport from Trusteer.com, see their website. Of course I don't trust these random security software. Especially if it seems to install a ...
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How can I edit photoshop's open & save dialogue to put JPEG first?

It's just always bugged me. The one format everyone uses most... is halfway down a list of 20 file formats. I want jpeg at the top, and while we're at it let's just file GIF under "G" instead of under ...
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Can I set a hotkey to “click” on an icon in the plugin bar?

I would like to use chrome instead of firefox because of his synching mechanism, which in firefox is quite faulty (only bookmarks are imported, a big problem 'cos I need extensions too). I managed to ...
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How to suppress images when browsing?

I would like to read newspapers online without displaying images. Is it possible? Maybe using a plugin for my browser (Chrome)? Maybe using a different browser? I would like to have that as an ...
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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, ...
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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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How can I modify/edit a message in a local folder of Thunderbird?

I have migrated from Outlook to Thunderbird. In Outlook I have many folders with notes. Notes migrated to Thunderbird as messages. Now I want to edit some of the notes with additional/changed info. ...
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how to block pop ups in chrome

I am using Chrome on a Ubuntu system and using Chrome a website has been highly irritating ...
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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 I install the LargeFile plugin for gVim?

I want to install and use the famed LargeFile plugin to help make opening large files quicker and easier. I've installed other plugins for gVim successfully, by simply placing the '.vim' file in the ...
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Firefox not recognizing Silverlight 4 plugin?

This is a strange situation that I'm working on to get Netflix working again for my brother. He has a MacBook (2.4Ghz, 2GB, running 10.5.8) and is running Firefox 3.6.15 (downloaded today). When ...
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Youtube videos play, not BBC, in Firefox. Chrome OK

Ubuntu 10.10, 32 bit. Firefox 3.6.14 Why don't BBC videos play in Firefox if Youtube has no problem? Moreover videos play fine in Chrome. Another strange thing: there seem to be two flash plugins in ...
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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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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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Winamp “Now Playing” POST to PHP script

I have tried/researched 8 or so different plugins for Winamp that allow this functionality, and none of them seem to work on Windows 7 x64! I need a plugin for Winamp that will send the current ...
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How to Use Notepad++ FTP? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find a new code editor, have gone through several, and am now using Notepad++, which I hear is a favorite of developers. My problem is that while I see that Notepad++ has FTP, as far as ...
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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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Java in Chrome on OS X, enable “click to play”

How do I enable "click to play" for the Java plugin in Chrome on OS X? If impossible, is there any way to make Chrome prompt me before running Java? I.e. is there any middle ground between disabling ...
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Is it possible to block or remove a line of javascript before a webpage finishes loading?

I am looking to block or remove a line of javascript from a specific website before it finishes loading. Is it possible to do this in firefox? Any specific plugins?
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Create new tool for Gedit LaTeX plugin

I would like to create a new tool for the Gedit LaTeX Plugin, but I run into two problems. First, I cannot select "New" from Edit / Preferences / Plugins / LaTeX Plugin 0.2 / Configure Plugin / ...
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Vim plugin to enclose selected text in quotes/parentheses

Are there any vim plugins to enclose selected text in quotes or parentheses? For instance, if I were to select a block of text in visual mode, and pressed a key combination or do a command, that text ...
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HTTPS Everywhere 0.9.1 makes firefox really slow

I'm running firefox 3.6.12 on mac os x 10.6.5. I started using HTTPS Everywhere and firefox became almost unusably slow. It started with some websites loading slowly, which I could imagine is a ...
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Different cookie storages in one browser

Does anyone know of a browser which has unique cookie storage for each tab? Or maybe some plugin for popular browsers which will add this feature? I want to use different tabs to logon in one app as ...
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Website downloader (cache?) to view sites offline

Is there a portable way to download or cache all pages of a website for viewing offline? I have a cross country flight tomorrow, and I'd like to be able cache a few webpages (particularly the python ...
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Quickly swap user agents in Chrome?

Does anyone know of a plugin or extension for Google Chrome that would allow me to quickly choose what user agent I want to appear as. Say if I visit a site that says "Please use IE to view this ...
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How to uninstall Quebles from Windows Live Messenger?

I have installed Quebles theme pack. Now I'm trying to uninstall it from Messenger. When Windows Live Messenger is open, there is a "Q" icon appearing on top left corner, and I don't know how to ...
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Netbeans: Install/Activate/Uninstall/Deactivate plugins buttons disabled

I recently installed Netbeans 6.9 on a new computer. I went to install the NB Android plugin, which I have on another computer, but I found most of the functionality of the plugins window disabled. ...
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Run a script from within notepad++

I would like to include one awk sript (logtool) which will use an opened notepad++ file to perform some filtering on the file, I used to make it in ultraedit very simply, How can I make it run in ...
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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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VLC and automatic subtitles?

I used to watch my movies and series with VLC, but I got tired of always having to download the subtitles. A long time ago, I read something about a VLC plugin to automatically download subtitles. Do ...
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Free Tab Navigation Plugin for Microsoft Office 2010

how to add a tab navigation to office 2010 (to open multiple documents in the same window)? is there a free plugin for this feature ?
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What does the “DRM Netscape Network Object” plugin in almost every browser?

I always wondered about this plugin I see in almost any browser. What it do? When it is used and by who? My current Chrome installation show this info about it: Microsoft® DRM (2 files) DRM ...
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Disable Java Plugin in Google Chrome?

This is the second time I've had a drive-by executable installed on my machine using the following: Google Chrome 6 (latest) Windows 7, UAC on This happened while I was browsing for images to add ...
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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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Why won't gedit file browser plugin show files?

Does anyone know why gedit won't show any files on my system, but only show folders? See attached screenshot for clarification. In the screenshot, both Explorer and gedit are showing the exact same ...
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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 ...
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Windows Media Player plugin for Firefox under Ubuntu doesn't work

i'm working under Ubuntu 10.04, with Firefox 3.6. Windows Media Player (WMP) Plugin is installed: Windows Media Player Plug-in Datei: /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/gecko-mediaplayer-wmp.so ...
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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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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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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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Browser that supports regex for Finding text

Are there any browsers or add-ons that will let me use regular expressions to lookup text in a page?
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Notepad++ Changebar

Notepad++ used to have a changebar (similar to the Microsoft code editor in Visual Studio) that would change color, if the line of text was changed. It was taken out some time ago, but I really liked ...
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VIM - working with FuzzyFinder

I just started using VIM, and really missing the quick-open file feature most descent text-editors have. I added FuzzyFinder to my plugins, but can't figure out how to best make it do just that - ...
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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.
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VIM - how to work with BOTH supertab.vim with snipMate.vim?

I'm picking up vim and found 2 plugins that work great - snipMate, that mimics the textmate's snippet behavior and supertab, that toggles and completes words using the tab key based on exiting words ...