Forgive me if this is a daft question but...... I'm a GIMP newbie but have used stuff like PSP and photoshop. My understanding was that plugins were precompiled and placed into some 'plugin directory'.... that way it gets loaded dynamically. Surely this mechanism is in Gimp? -Lea. Darren Enns wrote: > I can recall the pain I went through to compile my own version > of Gimp to have this nifty plugin. I have encouraged the author > to make his plugin 'official' so that it becomes part of future > Gimp releases on Linux (especially RPM's).