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I installed the QGIS Standalone Installer Version 2.14 (64bit). I created a map in the program called QGIS Desktop 2.14.3 with GRASS 7.0.4.

I need one tool from Plugin : Point sampling tool. The problem is that I cannot find it anywhere:

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When I check the Plugin settings, I can see that:

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I am using Windows 7 enterprise 64bit.

Why the repository is unavailable? Is that the problem? How can I solve it?

I checked also the proxy:

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Does anyone have the solution?

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  • Do you have perhaps a solution to that problem? @underdark
    – Janita
    Jun 13, 2016 at 9:04
  • Try to download QGIS LTR 2.8.9, and see if the Long term release can solve the problem.
    – ahmadhanb
    Jun 13, 2016 at 9:27

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If you can't connect to the online repository, download the plugin manually:

  1. Access the Point sampling tool plugin from the repository.

  2. Click the version required:

    Point sampling tool plugin

  3. Click the Download button:

    Download plugin

  4. Extract the plugin folder from the zip file and copy/move it to your .qgis2 directory (e.g. C:\Users\You\.qgis2\python\plugins

  5. Restart/load QGIS and it should appear as an installed plugin in your Manage and Install Plugins... interface.


Note that you can do this for other plugins aswell.

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  • OK. No problem till the point 4. I don't have a plugins folder in the .qgis2 folder. When I go here: C:\Users\Me\.qgis2\python, the only folder I can see is: expressions which contains two init files..
    – Janita
    Jun 13, 2016 at 10:11
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    @Janita - Try creating a new folder called "plugins" and insert the plugin folder inside.
    – Joseph
    Jun 13, 2016 at 10:14
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    Wow It works ! Thanx a lot, you saved my day.
    – Janita
    Jun 13, 2016 at 11:13
  • @Janita - Most welcome, glad it works :)
    – Joseph
    Jun 13, 2016 at 11:14

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