# Where Do I Put The Plugin File?

Hey i'm new at GIMP and have not a clue how to run it ummm... but can someone plz tell me where im sopost to save the plugin file at???

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### I have the same question.

I have the same question. Also, when I try to run a python file that imports gimp[.py], I get an error that the dll would not load. First off I don't claim to be doing anything right, since I have the exact same question: Where do I put the plug-in files? But furthermore it seems that there is a dll problem. (This fact should bring to light the fact that I am dealing with Windows.) Error message (attempting to run a plug-in from within IDLE): File "C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\lib\gimp\2.0\python\gimpfu.py", line 74, in import gimp ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found. - AZ

### No Python-Fu menu, no .py files work (including foggify)

Ok, I found several posts on various websites suggesting that I need to put the py files in ~/.gimp-2.4/plug-ins (for me, in Windows at the moment, this means: C:\Documents and Settings\Andy\.gimp-2.4\plug-ins) I have installed minimal.py (can be found somewhere onthis site) in that location. Also, I have found some python files here: C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\lib\gimp\2.0\plug-ins\ for example: C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\lib\gimp\2.0\plug-ins\foggify.py also in that directory: C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\lib\gimp\2.0\plug-ins\plasma.exe The reason I mention plasma.exe is because both foggify.py and plasma.exe should exist in: /Filters/Render/Clouds but only "plasma" does, foggify is nowhere to be found, nor can I find (anywhere I've looked) any of the *.py files I placed in the gimp plugins directory in my home directory. There is no Python-Fu menu anywhere under Xtns (as many of them say they will be installed under). I *do* see the plugins being queried upon start up (I just saw it again upon restarting, I saw both foggify.py and minimal.py among the queried plug-ins). I also have the gimp error console up but I see nothing in there. Perhaps someone can tell me what I have done wrong.

### missing python files (found)

I seem to have solved my problem of not seeing any files in my menus. I was missing pygobject. http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/binaries/win32/pygobject/2.14/ All-in-all I have installed these files in Windows. This is roughly the order I used (obviously I forgot pygobject until last, but the rest were in order.) gtk-2.8.20-win32-1.exe python-2.5.2.msi numpy-1.0.4.win32-py2.5.msi pycairo-1.4.12-1.win32-py2.5.exe pygobject-2.14.1-1.win32-py2.5.exe pygtk-2.12.1-1.win32-py2.5.exe gimp-2.4.4-i686-setup.exe