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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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 [closed]

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 ...
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Finding the bad Firefox plugin

I'm using firefox with a handfull of plugins, probably like everyone else. Now somehow, firefox locks up a few times a day, with CPU usage going up to 100% and staying there. Now here's the question: ...
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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 ...