Calling a plugin from the command line

JoeHill joehill at
Wed Aug 15 23:38:50 CEST 2007

Paul Smith left a post-it on the fridge:

> On 8/15/07, Petr Zelenka <zelenp at> wrote:
> > > > "Call" it? Hmm, you want it to pop up in the panel when you do so, but
> > > > otherwise be hidden?  
> > >
> > > Exactly, Alexander!  
> >
> > And what is the difference to "call a plugin" and call a standard
> > application. I mean, if you like terminal, why don't you call so kind
> > of dictionary from you terminal. Why do you prefer to call the plugin?  
> Because -- I think -- there is no xfce gui, as a standard application,
> for such a dictionary, i.e., it is the plugin that contains the gui.

It's not XFCE, but there is gdict.

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