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 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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Need guidance using mailtofriend plugin on nucleuscms

I have a blog made by nucleus cms.i have difficulty during installation some plugin cause i'm newbie for this cms. the tutorial seems not clear for me.I have stop at point 5. then if the installation ...
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Installing plugin manually in internet explorer plugin folder

I have to install an internet explorer plugin manually by this mentioned protocol: Manual Installation. If automatic installation failed you can install plugin manually, for this: Click here to ...
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Where is the visualVM executable for linux?

I'm trying to install the VisualVM plugin for eclipse, on my Ubuntu linux. I'm following the instructions here. So I've done the installation part, and the plugin is installed to eclipse. Now for ...
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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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Disable message bar asking to allow a hidden plugin

I've set Firefox to always ask me whether to activate a plugin when a site uses them. Normally, I will see a grey box on the page where the plugin is used, in which I can click to activate it. For ...
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Sublime Text 3 SFTP Instantly “Connection timeout” when connecting to remote server via SFTP

I am using the Sublime SFTP Plugin for Sublime Text 3. I am trying to connect to a remote server. However, the connection will instantly fail with the error message Connection timeout. Connecting ...
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What are /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ and ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ for?

I see a lot of old crufty stuff in /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/ and ~/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/. Doesn't each browser manage its own plugins in independent application-specific directories?
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3DS Max - How to install plugins with the .dlm extension?

Hello GraphicsDesign community! This will be my first question here and it's probably a noob question, but... How do I install 3DS Max (2015) plugins with the .dlm extension? Most of the guides for ...
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Windows 8.1 has locked down “c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files” can't manually install/remove plugins for IE

I've discovered that the folder c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\ where IE puts ActiveX plugins that have been installed ... is seriously locked down in windows 8.1 The situation I'm seeing is ...
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How to automatically disable unrelated packages of atom?

I'm new to the amazing Atom text editor. I'm content with almost all of it's features except that it shows unrelated these thing. "Toggle autocomplete-clang" for C "lookup on hoogle" for Haskell ...
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How can I search and replace in Firefox?

I am moderator on a site with lots of structured content and regularly edit posts for poor formatting (in particular Markdown and LaTeX). Many of those tasks are tedious and could easily be performed ...
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How can I create an Excel Menubar Button to run a Macro?

Background: I created a macro for a friend that will create a pivot table from a large worksheet of data. The data will always have the same number of columns with the same column headers; the number ...
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How can I enable Silverlight in Google Chrome 42+?

I have Silverlight 5 installed on my Windows 8.1 64-bit computer. When I try to watch Amazon Instant Video I get a prompt telling me to install Silverlight for better quality. I also can't get ...
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How to disable some plugins of adobe-reader X?

There are a lot of plug-ins (I mean not a browser plugin to view pdfs, but plugins of reader itself, e.g. for internet access, commenting a pdf, javascript in pdf, 3d in pdf and so on) pre installed ...
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How do I completely delete the “Chrome Remote Desktop Viewer” that comes with Google Chrome?

I had installed Google Chrome (Version 42) some weeks back because it looked like it was needed for some corporate purposes. Today I happened to go to the about:plugins page and noticed that it came ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error: Installation of plugin failed

I installed the newest version of Notepad++ on my Win 8.1 Professional. The version is called "Notepad++ Je suis Charlie edition, Build Time Jan 10 2015 - 17:20:21". The Plugin Manager delivered with ...
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How to allow outdated plugin (e.g. Adobe Flash Player) in Opera 30.0.1835.125 (or later)?

In Opera 30.0.1835.88 (and earlier) there was a way to allow usage of outdated plugins (e.g. old version of Adobe Flash Player) by adding --allow-outdated-plugins argument to an Opera launch shortcut. ...
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How to allow outdated plugin (e.g. Adobe Flash Player) in Opera 30.0.1835.88 (and earlier)?

If you are interested in resolving the same issue in Opera 30.0.1835.125 (or later), please proceed here. There is a plenty of stone age machines, where the modern versions of Adobe Flash are ...
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Can I just directly copy software such as Firefox with all plugins to another computer through Remote Desktop Connection?

I have to work on a remote computer and am able to copy files to it from my local desktop. A lot of my software such as Firefox and Spring Tool Suites have many custom plugins installed and it would ...
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How to see the encryption algorithm in firefox

Is there any tool through which I can check the encryption algorithm being used when I am accessing a website in firefox? The plug in should be able to show me security related information, like ...
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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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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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Notepad++ new file names

Is there a way to have Notepad++ generate new file names with the current date? Like this: YYYY_MM_DD_new1.txt or similar. Currently it just names them: new1, new2, etc. Date in the file name will ...
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How do I make the tab-key expand abbreviations for emmet in eclipse?

I have installed emmet plugin for eclipse and it works fine. The problem is that I couldn't enable the tab key to expand the abbreviation. It writes the normal tab white space, I searched a a lot but ...
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Sorting lines in Notepad++ without TextFx plugin

Current version of Notepad++ is 6.6.3. Version 6.5.2 is the first, that introduced native (without plugin) sorting function to Notepad++. At least that's what they claim. Because, even though we're ...
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FTP Plugin for Atom Editor

Is there a plugin or functionality to enable FTP and SFTP (optional) on Atom Editor? It'd be useful if I can work directly on the remote server and saving the file it'll be saved directly on the ...
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How do I tell which sublime plugin(s) are resource hogs?

Just what the title says, the rest is detail :) Relatively often my ST3 instance hangs for a couple of seconds (or just now, which prompted this post, it hung indefinitely and I had to kill the ...
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Where do I put plugins for Gimp 2.8 on Windows?

I am currently using a Windows XP 32-bit machine, and I am trying to make some gimp plugins. I just learned Python yesterday, and I saved a sample script here: C:\Program ...
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How to remove Like Button on Forums? [closed]

I use a Proboard forum that implements a plugin that allows members to like posts. After they like a post their member name appears above the post, which everyone can see. I hate this feature. I want ...
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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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Autocorrect for “fat fingers” - MS Word

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a plug-in for MS Word which can handle key-presses of surrounding keys when typing at speed (rather like iPhone or Android autocorrect)? My use case is in ...
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Any modified Firefox plugin is auto-deleted upon starting Firefox - How do I stop that?

When I rename an .xpi to a .zip, unzip it, delete the original .xpi, re-zip the directory, and rename it to .xpi, Firefox deletes this "touched" file upon restart (nothing really changed, other than ...
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Firefox no longer prompting to remember password after having cleared them

I had changed my password for sites I visited (possibly I didn't click the "update" button the next time I logged on) and had to remove all passwords in the security tab. Now Firefox never asks me to ...
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What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
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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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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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Docman plugin configuration

Can someone tell me how to allow docman plugin to manage obsolescence date ? I saw the constant ...VALIDITY_PERMANENT into the file docman/include/Docman_MetadataHtml.class.php and ...
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Pathogen - only some of vim plugins work

So recently I installed Pathogen along with a few plugins like NerdTree, and Solarized and they both work really well. Today I tried to install Ruby indentation plugin ...
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Use a VST plugin that's a .dll on Mac [closed]

I have downloaded what I think is supposed to be a VST plugin, so that I may use it to analyse sounds in the creation of music. (A VST, or Virtual Studio Technology, is an effect [or VSTi for ...
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Vim and Vundle error

Errors discovered when processing function vundle # scripts # complete .. <SNR> 47_load_scripts: line 7: E15: Invalid expression: E15: Invalid expression: Errors discovered when processing ...
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.NET Framework 4.5.2 on Windows 7 w SP1 not showing on Window Features List

I've successfully installed .NET Framework 4.5.2 on a Windows 7 w SP1 laptop, in preparation for upgrading to Office 2013 Professional. Installation of Office 2013 still saying I need Internet ...
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Adding Markdown Sytnax recognition to NotePad++ via UserDefineLang.xml

I want to add MArkdown as a language to NotePad++. I've downloaded the UserDefineLang.xml file from this GitHub Project. As I understand it, I am supposed to simply copy the UserDefineLang.xml file ...
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Does a Java plugin for Chrome exists that does not use NPAPI?

This is my follow-up question to "Java plugin doesn't work in Chrome — how can I fix this?". Google writes that they will completely remove NPAPI support in Chrome 45. My question: Is there an ...
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Outlook plugin to create new folder [closed]

I'm looking for an outlook plugin (preferably free) that will allow me to select a bunch of message, then right-click and "Move to New Folder", which would allow me to create a new folder with the ...
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Is there a NetBeans formatter for eclipse?

My team uses NetBeans and has coalesced around NetBean's default formatting. Is there way to import NetBeans formatting rules for Java into Eclipse? There are a lot of Eclipse format plugins for ...
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How to start Chrome without plugins?

I have created a separate question Google Chrome completely unresponsive on the problem that may be fixed in this way. The browser cannot open any page, not even the settings, plugins and addons ...
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Google search results - getting actual links

Whenever I do a Google search, if I right click - copy URL, it results in a Google redirector URL: ...
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How to debug Firefox crashes on Mac

I'm running Firefox 37.0.1 on OSX 10.10 and I'm always getting crashe. It's pretty much fresh out of the box, so this concerns me that there might be an underlying problem that's perhaps maybe not ...
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Files last modification date

This seems like such a simple thing that I'm convinced I must be just missing it somewhere. Is there a setting or a plugin that will display the last modification date/timestamp of the file you are ...