Seamonkey 2.03 to 2.5 lost plugins

Jim Byrnes jf_byrnes at
Thu Dec 15 00:57:07 UTC 2011

On 12/14/2011 12:28 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 12/14/2011 09:18 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> Just manually installed Seamonkey 2.5 after having used the repository
>> version Seamonkey 2.03.  Everything seemed to go well.  All my previous
>> bookmarks showed up as well as my email and newsgroup folders and
>> subscriptions.  A couple of extensions were listed as not compatible and
>> were disabled. The problem is that none of the plugins installed under
>> version 2.03 are shown as installed under 2.5. The plugin page is
>> completely empty.
>> How can I best get them to install in 2.5?
> ...
> Close SM, go to:
> /home/<user>/.mozilla/seamonkey/<profile>.default
> rename 'pluginreg.dat' to 'pluginreg.dat_old'
> Restart SM&  the plugin file should be repopulated (it's a text file
> that you can view in gedit).

For some reason that did not work.  The pluginreg.dat it generated looks 
strange and is exactly the same as the origianl.  Its not long so I 
copied it here.

Generated File. Do not edit.




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I'll check it out, thanks.

> See:

Regards,  Jim

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