Manually installed plugins don't show when no other plugins are installed

Steps to reproduce

  1. Create new vault
  2. Copy a plugin to .obsidian/plugins
  3. Settings → Community Plugins: disable strict mode

Expected result

Available plugin(s) show up in the list of community plugins.

Actual result

No plugin(s) shown.
“Reload plugins” icon not shown.


Obsidian version: v1.1.8
Installer version: v0.15.9
Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 22.1.0: Sun Oct 9 20:15:09 PDT 2022; root:xnu-8792.41.9~2/RELEASE_ARM64_T6000 22.1.0
Login status: not logged in
Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: off
Plugins installed: 0
Plugins enabled: 0


Additional information

Workaround: install any plugin from the official directory and click the “reload plugins” icon. The locally installed plugins now show up.

Have you tried using Reload App Without Saving from the command palette