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 to remove MetaStream 3 Plugin for Firefox

I just reformatted a machine, and installed Firefox 3.6.8, now when I use Firefox I get a message that says: "Firefox has determined that the following add-ons are known to cause stability or ...
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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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How come all except one of the VIM plugins I installed in Windows Vista VIM do not work?

The Problem Circumstances have arisen where I have to use VIM on Windows Vista 64bit. I have tried to recreate my Ubuntu Linux set up but all except one of the plugins I have installed are not being ...
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How to remove Aptana from Eclipse?

How do I remove Aptana from Eclispe 3.5.2 on Mac OS X?
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How to install Eclipse Web Tools on Eclipse Classic?

I'm using eclipse 3.5.2 classic, and I'd like to install Eclipse Web Tools, but I can't find a url for which to install it.. can anyone find that? or does it not exist?
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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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Embed Powershell in notepad ++

after playing about with Ubuntu 10.04, one of the interesting things I noticed was that you could embed a terminal in gedit. Is there a similar plugin that would enable me to embed a Powershell (or a ...
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Why does Notepad++ disable the HexEditor plugin

Notepad++ is a great editor... the Regular Expression facility is stunted, but I can live with that. It is ok for most find/replace situations, and for the occasional others I'll just hop across to ...
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Firefox Thumbnail Plugin

Is there a Firefox plugin that provides the layout of the New Tab Jumpstart plugin, but the flexibility of the Speed Dial plugin? The layout of the New Tab Jumpstart is nice and simple, but it uses ...
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Audacity Nyquist plugin location in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, is there a place in my home folder where I can put Nyquist plugins so that Audacity will see them?
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Flattened package browsing in Vim

I'm currently using NERDTree for browsing directories within Vim. One thing I miss from heftier IDEs (e.g. Eclipse) is the ability to browse in a flattened or "package" view of the directory ...
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Is there a plugin for compiz that uses a certain window as a desktop background?

I want to have a specific window, let's say, a Banshee player window, to be displayed as a background on my desktop. Is it possible to do with compiz on Ubuntu?
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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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Any way to get Pages to write Open Office format?

Is there some sort of plugin out there that allows Apple Pages to export Open Office document format?
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Snipmate plugin in vim inserts a carriage return in all snippets

I'm using snipmate plugin in vim, and started creating some snippets to use in Zope. Unfortunately, the snippets I'm creating are some html attributes, and everytime I call the snippet, it works as ...
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Missing swf plugin in Google Chrome [Ubuntu]

How to play .swf file in Google Chrome? Because when I open .swf files it says Missing Plug-in. though when I open chrome://plugins it shows that it has Shockwave Flash plugin installed already. My ...
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What is the “Google Update” Firefox add-on?

Browsing through Firefox's Add-ons list, I've discovered that there is one named Google Update, which I don't remember installing. How did it get on Firefox's list of installed Add-ons, or plugins, ...
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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 way to get my browser to remember field values based on HTML field-ID?

Is there a way to get my browser to remember field values based on HTML field-ID ? Is there a plugin or something? What I want is if the browser detects a HTML field called "eyecolor" and I put ...
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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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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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Fix or replacement for thunderbird Buttons! plugin

I have been using Thunderbird Buttons! plug-in for years with Thunderbird 2.0, especially it's nifty Archive feature that lets you archive the message to one of the pre-set folder with a single mouse ...
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Enabling vim file type plugin

In my .vimrc file I have this line.. filetype plugin indent on and then in ~/.vim/ftplugin/py.vimrc (I've also tried saving it as a .vim file) I've copied and pasted a vimrc file for python ...
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Is there an OpenVMS EDT keypad plugin for gedit?

Is there a OpenVMS EDT keypad (layout) plugin for gedit?
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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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SourceSafe Visual Web Developer 2010

Does anyone know if there is a SourceSafe plugin for Visual Web Developer 2010
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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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Visual Studio Pro extensions with Express editions

I am curious if it is somehow possible to get an extension written for Visual Studio 2010 to work with Visual Studio 2010 Express. My problem is that I've upgraded to 2010 Express, but my company is ...
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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 ...