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I am using QGIS 1.8.0 on Windows 7 (32-bit) but am unable to install the OpenLayers plugin. The Python plugins menu does not include OpenLayers on the plugin list. Can it be somehow added manually?

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Openlayers plugin is now part of the official Qgis plugin repository with version 1.0.0. –  Andre Joost Nov 27 '12 at 12:16
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Until Openlayers plugin is incorporated in the official rep, you have to add the sourcepole repo manually by adding http://build.sourcepole.ch/qgis/plugins.xml in the second tab. And make sure it is enabled.

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Select fetch python plugins/repositories/add/enter name "sourcepole", url "http://build.sourcepole.ch/qgis/plugins.xml"/select enabled/ok

http://qgismalaysia.blogspot.com/2012/08/how-to-install-openlayer-plugin-on-new.html

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