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This project aims to provide better integration of web browsers with the Plasma desktop.

What is it?

Plasma Browser Integration is an extension for common browsers to closer fit into the Plasma shell. This includes:

* pause/play media in sites through standard media playing controls
* searching open tabs in krunner

How to install

The extension consists of two parts:

  • The native host: An application that runs on your computer that the browser extension talks to:
    • It should be available as package from your distribution.
    • If building from source into a custom prefix, you will want to build with -DCOPY_MESSAGING_HOST_FILE_HOME to install the files firefox/chrome need


Everything is handled on your PC between the browser and your desktop, no additional data is sent via the web.

How to help

If you find an issue, please check the list of open bugs and then file a bug report.

For help and suggestions, you'll find us in #plasma on Freenode IRC.

You can also browse the source code and clone it from git://anongit.kde.org/plasma-browser-integration.git

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