I am fairly new to QGIS and i was looking to add more plugins to the core provided in version 2.0 I read the user manual provided by QGIS and found out that there should be an icon "get more" available in plugin manager. Actually in the QGIS version i am using (2.0.1 Dufour) I can only see two icons: installed and settings. How can i get the get more one? Any suggestion? In addition, if i go in settings the status of the plugin repositories is unavailable. Is this "normal"?

I have checked no Get More in Plugin Manager in qgis 2 + ubuntu 13.04 but I get a diffeterent window for the settings.

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  • What operating system are you using?
    – Mapperz
    Oct 24, 2013 at 16:59
  • Hi Mapperz,i am using windows 7 Oct 24, 2013 at 17:01
  • I'm noticing this too on Ubuntu 12.04... Oct 24, 2013 at 17:05
  • the question is how can i check in windows that i am using the correct python? Oct 24, 2013 at 18:35
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    Underdark....just to let you know that the problem has been solved! thank you for pointing in the right direction :) Oct 25, 2013 at 14:31

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If your computer is behind a proxy QGIS cannot connect to the plugin repository without the correct settings.


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