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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How can I move windows in Windows with keyboard?

I recently started using Linux and was floored by the ease with which windows can be moved and resized with simple keyboard combinations using Compiz. If I want to move a terminal to top-right of the ...
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how to set default java plug-in version

I can set the jre version from the Control Panel -> Java -> Java Runtime Environment Settings. But I cannot figure out how to change the Java Plug-in Version. I would like to use an earlier java ...
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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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How can i get TextMate-in-QuickLook plugin to display all file types

i have downloaded TextMate in QuickLook plugin I displays, for example .sh, .h files, but .txt, .cpp and others - does't How can i tweak it ? I really like "Pastels on Dark" Theme and want to display ...
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Using Off-The-Record and Trillian Astra together

Does anyone know how to use Off-the-Record (OTR) with Trillian Astra? I've found the OTR for Trillian plugin here: http://trillianotr.kittyfox.net/ For the most part, it works and I can use OTR for ...
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How Do I Install Latest Java Plugin on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS with Custom Firefox 3.6.3?

I have Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and will need to remain on that for awhile as I am a programmer and cannot disturb what I'm doing in the middle of a project. As you know, it doesn't want to install the latest ...
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How to fix Excel hanging on exit?

I am working with a user that has Office 2007 installed. When they open Excel with a blank workbook and then try to close Excel without having done anything, it hangs for about a minute or two and ...
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Opening OpenOffice documents in Microsoft Office

Are there any good extensions out there for MS office to Open up open office files? The problem is here at our company some people use Microsoft Office and others use OpenOffice
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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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Is there a plugin/extension to disable CSS on certain sites and not others when browsing?

Is there a plugin/extension to disable CSS on certain sites and not others when browsing? Sort of like the ability featured in web dev toolbar plugins, but selective and automatic. Any ideas?
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Browser plugin for showing the article's posting/modification date

I wonder if there is any browser plugin(for FF or Chrome) that for a webpage shows the timestamp it was written or updated. As I read many technical articles, I would find it extremely useful, because ...
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Is there a Windows Media Player plugin to send music info to a webpage?

I'm looking for a way to track my music playing on my website and am trying to find a way to post the music information, such as all the music file details (i.e. title, album, year, etc), when the ...
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Pitch changing plugin for Winamp?

Is there a free Winamp plugin that can change the pitch of the music (in real time, so no Audacity or stuff like that) by a number of semitones? The ones I've found are either not free or too old. ...
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How do you hide installed plugins in Firefox?

How do you hide installed plugins in Firefox? This website shows that too much about you can be seen: http://centralops.net/asp/co/BrowserMirror.vbs.asp Most plugins don't need to be seen by content ...
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What options are there to do a mail merge?

I tried (and failed) to do a mail merge to send a generic(ish) mail merge to send a bunch of emails using Thunderbird with the the Mail Merge addon but couldn't get it to work. What other options ...
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chrome extension manager

Is there any google chrome extension that lets you manage other extensions?So that you can disable and enable them by just one click Because I have many extensions installed in my chrome browser but I ...
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Eclipse on mac: how comes that everytime I install an Eclipse plug-in on my mac I always get this error?

I'm using Eclipse for several projects on Leopard OSX. I've installed several versions (Classic, PDT, etc). When I install a new plug-in using the Help > Install New Software functionality and I ...
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OpenDocument format plugin for Mac Office 2008?

Is there a plugin or script that lets Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac OS X open and save files in the OpenDocument ODF (.odt, .ods, .odp, etc.) format? I am thinking something like what you can do in ...
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How to show/hide layer by name in GIMP?

I received a pack of .psd files from a graphic designer that I need to use in the desktop app I'm developing. I managed to open those files in GIMP (I work on Ubuntu) The problem is that there are ...
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HTML Tag Auto Complete in Notepad++?

I would like for Notepad++ to add the closing tag when I finish typing the open tag. I know there is a plugin to do this for XML but it doesn't work on my HTML files and I have yet to find one that ...
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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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How can I force a Word plugin to be re-enabled after being automatically disabled?

I have been developing a plugin for MS Word (2007) and recently it was causing some crashes on exit and I guess Word automatically disabled it. I went into Word Options under COM Add-ins and checked ...
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ubuntu: totem asking for a flash demuxer plugin and not playing flv videos

I have ubuntu karmic os (9.10). Totem was the default movie player. It used to play flv files as well. Now all of a sudden it asks for a flash demuxer plugin and refuses to play flv files. How to fix ...
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Why not open a PDF file in the browser but first save it to the harddisk?

Question Is it correct that saving a PDF to the hard disk first, and then opening it from there with some PDF reader (not the browser) is safer than opening it directly with the browser plugin? My ...
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Image manipulation filter needed: unobtrusively hide an area by blurring or smudging?

I would like to hide an empty area of a panorama stitched with hugin (using the GIMP). Hide in the sense of blending it in unobtrusively. I.e. fill the area with the average color of the surroundings ...
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Make IE stop asking me to install adobe flash player

I don't have adobe flash player installed, and don't miss the flashing ads a bit. The only thing that annoys me: IE8 keeps asking me "this web site wants to install Adobe Flash Player", and I want to ...
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Converting CSV to fixed-width in Notepad++?

Is there a way in Notepad++ to convert a comma-separated file to fixed width columns? This feature exists in UltraEdit and explained in Working with CSV files, but I am happy with my Notepad++, and I ...
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Mail.app send mail hook

Is there any way to run a script whenever the user tries to send mail? I'm particularly interested in ensuring that outbound mail doesn't have a blank subject line. Solutions that involve plug-ins ...
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Is there a Firefox plugin/extension for doc files?

There are plugins to view PDF files in-browser, without downloading. Is there an equivalent for doc/docx files? I'm on a Mac, although Windows is fine too.
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Compare Firefox: add-on, extension & plugin

Firefox>Tools>Add-on references these three items: add-on extension plugin What are they and what is the relationship or differences between them?
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What's wrong with my flash installation on ubuntu?

I have installed Flash but it doesn't work and there's no note about it in the about:plugins page in Firefox. Here's my proof: I'm on Ubuntu 8.04.
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How do I install the Flash plugin for Firefox on Ubuntu offline?

I've got a libflashplayer.so that I've downloaded beforehand, but I have no idea what to do with it. How do I install the Flash plug-in for Firefox on Ubuntu offline?
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Running a Java Applet from Firefox with 1.6.0_17?

Anyone able to successfully run a Java Applet with the 1.6 Applet Plugin in Firefox? I'm using an applet loaded in tomcat that other non-Mac users can access and run using their java applet plugin, ...
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Cannot uninstall Foxit Reader plugin for Firefox

I recently installed Foxit Reader plugin for Firefox, but I like to uninstall it now. When I open the addons window, there is only one option under this plugin: Disable. I just want to uninstall, not ...
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cannot print from flash-player plugin

I am running flash-player plug-in 10.0.32.10 inside of Firefox on a SLED 11 machine. Firefox can print to the network printer without issue from File > Print. However, I cannot get the flash-player ...
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Winamp or equivalent scheduler

I'm trying to find a good plug-in for winamp, or a similar program, that can act as a scheduler. After a thorough search on the winamp site, I haven't found anything suitable. My main purposes are as ...
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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 plugin to block scripts of only specified websites

I'm looking for a Firefox plugin that blocks JavaScript from specified URLs. Example: I add: "google-analytics.com" It then blocks all scripts coming from Google Analytics. Essentially a ...
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Taglocity install error

When I run the installer for both Taglocity 2 and 3, during the installation I get the following error: Error 1001: Exception occurred while initializing the installation: ...
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How do I split a Photoshop Document into a grid?

If I have a Photoshop Document containing an image for example. How can I break it into a grid ? Similar to doing: - Select a rectangle - new Layer Via Cut - move to the next rectangle vertically ...
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Markdown plugin for jEdit?

I want to use markdown syntax for taking notes in class, so I looked around and I found this as a partial answer. I'm now wondering if there is a good Markdown plugin (specifically, as opposed to 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 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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Looking for a AutoZoom browser plugin

I have a pretty large 24" wide screen with a pretty high resolution. When I browse, some sites have a fixed layout and there is basically a narrow column. So I typically zoom in to the point just ...
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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 ...
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What's the best Flash Blocker for the Chrome Browser on a Mac?

Looking at the extensions gallery for Chromium there seems to be a number of flash-blocking extensions available: A couple with very similar names even. I've been using ClicktoFlash in Safari and ...
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Google Chrome plugin/bookmarklet: “open in Firefox”?

Is there a plugin or a bookmarklet for Chrome which opens the current page in Firefox? Update: Thanks Phoshi for the suggestion. Here is my AutoHotKey script (not messing with the clipboard...): ...
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Which TiddlyWiki plugins do you use? [closed]

I recently started using TiddlyWiki and I think it's a great productivity tool. I was wondering what the most popular and most useful TiddlyWiki plugins are. I already checked out TiddlyVault and ...
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Remove Quicktime from Firefox

No matter what I try, the Quicktime plugin in Firefox on Vista will not go away. I have deleted all of the plugin files in "Mozilla Firefox/plugins" as well as unistalling the program itself and ...
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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 ...