ffplugin - Man Page

Manage loaded Fawkes plugins


ffplugin [-h] [-l plugin|-u plugin|-R plugin|-w|-a|-L] [-r host[:port]]


This program connects to a Fawkes instance over the network and can then instruct to load or unload plugins, watch for plugin events, or list available or currently loaded plugins.



Show help instructions.

-l plugin

Load the plugin named plugin.

-u plugin

Unload the plugin named plugin.

-R plugin

Reload the plugin named plugin. This will first order an unload of the plugin, and then a load.


Watch all load/unload operations and print them on the console as they happen.


Query for a list of all available plugins (loaded or unloaded) and print to the console.


Query for a list of currently loaded plugins and print to the console. If no option is given this is the default action.

-r host[:port]

Remote host and optionally port to connect to. If not given defaults to localhost:1910.


ffplugin -l webview

Load the webview plugin on the Fawkes instance on the local host.

ffplugin -a -r myrobot:1234

Query a list of available plugins from the Fawkes instance running on the host "myrobot" on port 1234.

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Written by Tim Niemueller <niemueller@kbsg.rwth-aachen.de>


Documentation by Tim Niemueller <niemueller@kbsg.rwth-aachen.de>


Part of the Fawkes Robot Software Framework. Project website is at http://www.fawkesrobotics.org

Referenced By


02/12/2021 Fawkes 1.3.0 Fawkes Manual