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I am currently using a Windows XP 32-bit machine, and I am trying to make some gimp plugins. I just learned Python yesterday, and I saved a sample script here: C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\share\gimp\2.0\scripts. I don't know why but it is not showing up in Gimp at all. I've also noticed that since I've upgraded to Gimp 2.8, all of the built-in plugins are not in this folder anymore. Are they supposed to go somewhere else?

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I was having the same issue; there isn't a .gimp-2.8 folder anywhere.
However, I realized the .gimp-2.8 folder doesn't appear until GIMP has been run at least once...
Once it's there, it's in %UserProfile%/.gimp-2.8.

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Try the C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\plug-ins\ directory.

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I don't have that directory. The only folder in GIMP-2.0 is share –  Dan the Man Oct 18 '12 at 14:39
It's been a while since I used Gimp, but IIRC .scm scripts should go into the scripts dir., and .exe plugins into the plugins dir. If the dir. doesn't exist, have you tried creating it yourself? –  Karan Oct 18 '12 at 15:34

It is in C:/Documents and Settings//.Gimp-2.8

You may have to unhide hidden folders under the Folder Options control panel.

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C:\Users\<<YOUR USERNAME>>\.gimp-2.8\scripts

Please note that .gimp is a hidden folder/directory

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