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My question is about qgis 1.8 georeferencer plugin. I installed the new version qgis 1.8 but I don't have the georeferencer plugins, how do I install it? I used the georeferencing plugin with QGIS 1.6 and now that I've upgraded to 1.8 I'd like to do it again. it's not available! Am I doing something wrong? i've activate in the menu, Plugins > Manage Plugins. i've search the Georeferencer to activate, but there was no

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please follow below steps:

  1. Click "Plugins" --> "Manage Plugins"
  2. Search "Georeferencer GDAL" in the Filter and Enable the plugin by tick the box
  3. Click "OK"
  4. Click "Raster" and you are able to use the Georeferencer Tool.

It seems that QGIS need to load each external plugin so you can find it in the menu bar.

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In " QGIS Plugin anager plugin Georeferencer GDAL; in menu - Raster - Georeferencer

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thanks but in my menu Plugin was'nt Georeferencer GDAL, i have GRASS, GdalTools (Version 1.2.29), Offline editing .... but was'nt Georeferncer GDAL, How do I find it? with Fetch Python Plugins I don't find it, What is repository? There is a repository for GDAL georeferencer? – jacopo Jan 14 '13 at 17:32

It should be available where you looked in Plugins>Manage Plugins. If it isn't you could try Plugins>Fetch Python Plugins.

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with Fetch Python Plugins I don't find it, What is repository? There is a repository for GDAL georeferencer? – jacopo Jan 14 '13 at 17:32
opening tells me though that has problems with ftools because there is an outdated plugin installed with an older version, but I don't think this is the problem ... – jacopo Jan 14 '13 at 17:34
@jacpo: A repository is the location where all the official plugins are stored and that is where you should be able to download the plugin you are looking for. The Official repository is at and you should see it listed when you go to Plugins>Fetch Python Plugins and then look at the Repositories tab. If it is not listed the click on ADD and paste the URL above into URL field. Give the Repository a name, "Official Repository" will do. Then click OK. That will give you a connection to the Official Repository. Fetch the plugin you want from there. – nigellaw Jan 14 '13 at 19:38
Hi nigel thanks for the suggestion but the problem is that the repository that I found with fetch python plugins there is, the georeferencer plugin I've found in any repository There is not even in "" I did not find nowhere the plugin, you know where I can find? – jacopo Jan 15 '13 at 7:45
Georeferencer isn't a python plugin. It's a C++ plugin which comes with every default install. – underdark Mar 6 '13 at 9:17

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