I'm running xfce4 (4.10.0), and after a recent system update, my plugins no longer show up. The xfce4 panel plugins are installed, but they don't show up in the "Add New Items" dialog box. For example xfce4-timer-plugin is clearly not listed in the box, but is installed on my system.
The "Add New Items" box missing a few...
xfce4-timer-plugin is installed...
# emerge --search xfce4-timer-plugin Searching... [ Results for search key : xfce4-timer-plugin ] [ Applications found : 1 ] * xfce-extra/xfce4-timer-plugin Latest version available: 0.6.4 Latest version installed: 0.6.4 Size of files: 271 kB Homepage: http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/panel-plugins/xfce4-timer-plugin Description: A simple timer plug-in for the Xfce desktop environment License: GPL-2
The contents of /usr/lib/xfce4/panel-plugins
# ls /usr/lib/xfce4/panel-plugins libdatetime.so libquicklauncher.so xfce4-netload-plugin libnotes.so libsmartbookmark.so xfce4-orageclock-plugin libnotes.so.0 xfce4-dict-plugin xfce4-places-plugin libnotes.so.0.0.0 xfce4-mixer-plugin xfce4-timer
Don't you have mixed versions of the plugins?
I'm asking because here in Fedora with datetime plugin 0.6.1-11.fc17 libdatetime.so is in /usr/lib/xfce4/panel/plugins/