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Comment:Explain in detail how to enable pluginmanager2 extension.
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Step-tutorial for bookmarking a station. check-in: c159673973 user: mario tags: trunk
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Explain in detail how to enable pluginmanager2 extension. check-in: b0ca9793cb user: mario tags: trunk
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Modified help/html/pluginmanager2.html from [cf765fbc67] to [8e973d6b44].

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<div class="body">
<div class="hgroup"><h1 class="title"><span class="title">Plugin Manager 2</span></h1></div>
<div class="region">
<div class="contents">
<p class="p">For updating or installing new plugins (extra channels or
	features), there's a user plugin manager. It's available as
	feature extension itself.</p>





<p class="p">Once acticated (after a restart) it brings up a new <span class="key"><kbd>📦
	Add</kbd></span> tab in the configuration window.</p>
<p class="p"><span class="media"><span class="media media-image"><img src="img/pluginmanager2.png" class="media media-inline" alt="Install dialog for user plugins"></span></span></p>
<p class="p">You can scan for available/new plugins there. And have them
	downloaded right away. New plugins are just downloaded, not
	implictly enabled. Reopen the config dialog to see them in the
	regular <span class="key"><kbd>📻 Channels</kbd></span> or <span class="key"><kbd>🔌 Feature</kbd></span> tabs, and
	then enable them.</p>



<div class="links topiclinks"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><div class="linkdiv "><a class="linkdiv" href="configuration.html#plugins" title="Channel and feature plugins and settings"><span class="title">Channel and feature plugins and settings</span></a></div></div></div></div>
</div>
<div id="configuration" class="sect"><div class="inner">
<div class="hgroup"><h2 class="title"><span class="title">Configuration</span></h2></div>
<div class="region"><div class="contents"><div class="list"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><ul class="list">
<li class="list"><p class="p">Alternative download repositories may be configured. (Little
	practical value at the moment.)</p></li>







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<div class="body">
<div class="hgroup"><h1 class="title"><span class="title">Plugin Manager 2</span></h1></div>
<div class="region">
<div class="contents">
<p class="p">For updating or installing new plugins (extra channels or
	features), there's a user plugin manager. It's available as
	feature extension itself.</p>
<div class="steps"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><ol class="steps">
<li class="steps"><p class="p">See the <span class="key"><kbd>F12</kbd></span> config dialog <span class="key"><kbd>🔌 Feature</kbd></span> section.</p></li>
<li class="steps"><p class="p">Enable the <span class="key"><kbd>⨯</kbd></span> Plugin Manager (listed near the end).</p></li>
<li class="steps"><p class="p">Restart streamtuner2 one last time for this change to take effect.</p></li>
</ol></div></div></div>
<p class="p">Once acticated it brings up a new <span class="key"><kbd>📦 Add</kbd></span> tab
	in the configuration window.</p>
<p class="p"><span class="media"><span class="media media-image"><img src="img/pluginmanager2.png" class="media media-inline" alt="Install dialog for user plugins"></span></span></p>
<p class="p">You can scan for available/new plugins there. And have them
	downloaded right away. New plugins are just downloaded, not
	implictly enabled. Reopen the config dialog to see them in the
	regular <span class="key"><kbd>📻 Channels</kbd></span> or <span class="key"><kbd>🔌 Feature</kbd></span> tabs, and
	then enable them.</p>
<div class="note" title="Note"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><div class="contents"><p class="p">Updated plugins will not be automatically loaded if they
	were enable already. That requires either a restart, or disabling +
	saving once, then reenabling them.</p></div></div></div></div>
<div class="links topiclinks"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><div class="linkdiv "><a class="linkdiv" href="configuration.html#plugins" title="Channel and feature plugins and settings"><span class="title">Channel and feature plugins and settings</span></a></div></div></div></div>
</div>
<div id="configuration" class="sect"><div class="inner">
<div class="hgroup"><h2 class="title"><span class="title">Configuration</span></h2></div>
<div class="region"><div class="contents"><div class="list"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><ul class="list">
<li class="list"><p class="p">Alternative download repositories may be configured. (Little
	practical value at the moment.)</p></li>
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<div class="note note-bug" title="Bug"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><div class="contents">
<p class="p">Currently system-installed core plugins take
	precedence over downloaded updates.</p>
<p class="p">And you'll have to take care to eventually refresh/delete outdated user plugins,
	whenever you install a newer Streamtuner2 version.</p>
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<div class="sect sect-links" role="navigation">
<div class="hgroup"></div>
<div class="contents"><div class="links guidelinks"><div class="inner">
<div class="title"><h2><span class="title">More Information</span></h2></div>
<div class="region"><ul><li class="links "><a href="index.html#extra" title="Additional features">Additional features</a></li></ul></div>
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<div class="note note-bug" title="Bug"><div class="inner"><div class="region"><div class="contents">
<p class="p">Currently system-installed core plugins take
	precedence over downloaded updates.</p>
<p class="p">And you'll have to take care to eventually refresh/delete outdated user plugins,
	whenever you install a newer Streamtuner2 version.</p>
</div></div></div></div>
</div></div>
</div></div>
<div id="" class="sect"><div class="inner">
<div class="hgroup"><h3 class="subtitle"><span class="subtitle">Disable user plugin loading</span></h3></div>
<div class="region"><div class="contents">
<p class="p">Since this is still rather experimental, you may disable all
	associated features by starting ST2 via:</p>
<div class="screen"><pre class="contents ">streamtuner2 -d <span class="input">pluginmanager2</span></pre></div>
<p class="p">That'll inhibit loading this extension plugin. (Also works
	with any other plugin id.)</p>
</div></div>
</div></div>
<div class="sect sect-links" role="navigation">
<div class="hgroup"></div>
<div class="contents"><div class="links guidelinks"><div class="inner">
<div class="title"><h2><span class="title">More Information</span></h2></div>
<div class="region"><ul><li class="links "><a href="index.html#extra" title="Additional features">Additional features</a></li></ul></div>
</div></div></div>

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	<title>Plugin Manager 2</title>

	<p>For updating or installing new plugins (extra channels or
	features), there's a user plugin manager. It's available as
	feature extension itself.</p>
	






	<p>Once acticated (after a restart) it brings up a new <key>📦
	Add</key> tab in the configuration window.</p>
	
	<p><media type="image" src="img/pluginmanager2.png"
	mime="image/png">Install dialog for user plugins</media></p>
	
	<p>You can scan for available/new plugins there. And have them
	downloaded right away. New plugins are just downloaded, not
	implictly enabled. Reopen the config dialog to see them in the
	regular <key>📻 Channels</key> or <key>🔌 Feature</key> tabs, and
	then enable them.</p>




	
	<section id="configuration">
	<title>Configuration</title>
	<list>
	<item><p>Alternative download repositories may be configured. (Little
	practical value at the moment.)</p></item>
	<item><p>And you can let the plugin manager handle autoactivation







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	<title>Plugin Manager 2</title>

	<p>For updating or installing new plugins (extra channels or
	features), there's a user plugin manager. It's available as
	feature extension itself.</p>
	
	<steps>
	 <item><p>See the <key>F12</key> config dialog <key>🔌 Feature</key> section.</p></item>
	 <item><p>Enable the <key>⨯</key> Plugin Manager (listed near the end).</p></item>
	 <item><p>Restart streamtuner2 one last time for this change to take effect.</p></item>
	</steps>
	
	<p>Once acticated it brings up a new <key>📦 Add</key> tab
	in the configuration window.</p>
	
	<p><media type="image" src="img/pluginmanager2.png"
	mime="image/png">Install dialog for user plugins</media></p>
	
	<p>You can scan for available/new plugins there. And have them
	downloaded right away. New plugins are just downloaded, not
	implictly enabled. Reopen the config dialog to see them in the
	regular <key>📻 Channels</key> or <key>🔌 Feature</key> tabs, and
	then enable them.</p>
	
	<note><p>Updated plugins will not be automatically loaded if they
	were enable already. That requires either a restart, or disabling +
	saving once, then reenabling them.</p></note>
	
	<section id="configuration">
	<title>Configuration</title>
	<list>
	<item><p>Alternative download repositories may be configured. (Little
	practical value at the moment.)</p></item>
	<item><p>And you can let the plugin manager handle autoactivation
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	<p>Downloaded plugins are stored in <file>~/.config/streamtuner2/plugins</file>.
	To remove them, delete the individual *.py files there manually.</p>
	<note style="bug"><p>Currently system-installed core plugins take
	precedence over downloaded updates.</p>
	<p>And you'll have to take care to eventually refresh/delete outdated user plugins,
	whenever you install a newer Streamtuner2 version.</p></note>
	</section>










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	<p>Downloaded plugins are stored in <file>~/.config/streamtuner2/plugins</file>.
	To remove them, delete the individual *.py files there manually.</p>
	<note style="bug"><p>Currently system-installed core plugins take
	precedence over downloaded updates.</p>
	<p>And you'll have to take care to eventually refresh/delete outdated user plugins,
	whenever you install a newer Streamtuner2 version.</p></note>
	</section>
	
	<section>
	<subtitle>Disable user plugin loading</subtitle>
	<p>Since this is still rather experimental, you may disable all
	associated features by starting ST2 via:</p>
	<screen>streamtuner2 -d <input>pluginmanager2</input></screen>
	<p>That'll inhibit loading this extension plugin. (Also works
	with any other plugin id.)</p>
	</section>

</page>