Calling a plugin from the command line

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Wed Aug 15 22:22:03 CEST 2007

On 8/15/07, Alexander Toresson <alexander.toresson at> wrote:
> > > > Is there some way of calling a plugin from the command line?
> > >
> > > Any specific reason you want to do this?
> >
> > Yes: I do not like to have many icons in the panel.
> Sorry, I don't follow. You would instead like to have icons... outside
> of the panel!?
> As in desktop icons or what?

Ideally, I would not have any icon! The command line and the start
menu would suffice for me. That is  merely a question of taste.

For instance, in the case of xfce4-dict-plugin, why does not one have
the option of calling it with simply typing 'dict' in the command


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