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I'm not finding Georeferencer on QGIS3. In version QGIS2 it was found under Raster > Georeferencer > Georeferencer (the only option available).

Forgot to say I'm on a Mac using the http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/qgis version. This led to @sys49152 showing that Georeferencer is present on at least one other system.

I've, of course, looked at all the options under the Raster menu and nothing reads like Georeferencer not looks like the light hash icon shown in the plugins.

I don't know how to contact the great person creating the macOS installer.

Raster menu

Plug in

This is close enough to being a duplicate, that I'll plan on marking it so. This post was macOS, but turns out the issue is probably on other platforms. There seems to be a bug the Plugin Manager for displaying and checking/unchecking.

It's a bit confusing that you can't "uninstall" Georeferencer which I think I took to mean that it was installed and operational. I think there is a semantic/logic issue here. Does install mean that you've downloaded the plugin in or that it's installed, that is, ready for use? That on top of the display bug.

marked as duplicate by JGH, aldo_tapia, whyzar, ArMoraer, Dan C Mar 13 '18 at 15:36

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  • Feeling like an idiot. The checkbox wasn't checked.I was fooled because in QGIS2 it was very hard to tell if the box was checked or not (looked almost the same after checking). Now there seems to be a new but in that the empty box doesn't show up and it's not always clickable. I did find that in some case if you search for the item rather than just find it in the list, sometimes the checkbox becomes clickable. The duplicate referenced pointed it out, although I think that one was posted later, at least it didn't show up. – Greg Mar 13 '18 at 15:25
  • Typo in third sentence, 'bug' not 'but': Now there seems to be a new bug in that the empty box doesn't show up and it's not always clickable. – Greg Mar 13 '18 at 15:31