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Re: Global extensions

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: Global extensions
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2011 11:11:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Mark van Dijk <address@hidden> writes:

> Salutations,
> On Archlinux I have uninstalled my local profile's extensions. I've downloaded
> the .xpi files again, and I have placed them into /usr/lib/icecat/extensions.
> Then, after restarting icecat, I was hoping to see something along the lines 
> of
> a dialog that would ask me if I wanted to install these extensions. But alas,
> nothing like that came onto my screen.
> I have also tried to chmod the icecat dir to my username so that I have write
> permissions. But, that did not help.
> How can I get global extensions to work?

what happens if you extract the addon into /usr/lib/icecat/extensions?
You need to extract the .xpi file to an empty directory under
The sub-directory must have the name as the em:id field specified in the
addon install.rdf file.


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