[Users] Claws Mail Extra Plugins - FreeBSD

edwardp at mcom.com edwardp at mcom.com
Sat Aug 4 21:46:12 CEST 2012

On Sat, 4 Aug 2012 15:08:15 -0400
edwardp at mcom.com wrote:

> On Sat, 4 Aug 2012 14:55:03 -0400
> edwardp at mcom.com wrote:
> > I have PCBSD installed (using FreeBSD 9.0) and am having difficulty
> > finding the extra plugins for Claws.
> > 
> > This is much different than Linux, so I had to go to the Ports
> > option to install the bsfilter, notification and gtk-html2viewer
> > plugin packages via pkg_add -r <name>.  However when I then
> > launched Claws afterwards, the plugins are not in the plugin
> > directory.  The default installation via their "AppCafe" only
> > installed trayicon.so and I can't find the others.
> > 
> > Am I missing something???
> In addition, when the first package was installed, it also installed
> Claws Mail from the ports collection, so the system now has two
> versions of Claws installed, 3.7.something from the ports and
> 3.8.something from PCBSD's AppCafe.  When I launched the version from
> the Ports install, the plugin directly also displayed that one
> plugin, not the others.  
> Thanks in advance for any help.

I found the plugins, but they only work with the version of Claws
(3.7.10) from the Ports collection, not from the version provided by
PCBSD (3.8.0).  

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