Seamonkey 2.03 to 2.5 lost plugins

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Dec 15 02:06:40 UTC 2011

On 12/14/2011 04:57 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> 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.

That's bizare. Can you try with a different/new profile to see if it is
profile related?

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