Integrate "Apt-linker" into all Ubuntu Browsers

John Vivirito gnomefreak at
Wed Jul 28 19:33:49 UTC 2010

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On 07/12/2010 06:08 AM, Ryan Oram wrote:
> Greasemonkey script:
> Firefox extension:
> Chromium extension:
> I was just wondering if it would be possible to integrate the
> functionality presented in the extensions and Greasemonkey script
> above into the standard Firefox, Chromium, and Empathy packages for
> Ubuntu. I suppose this also could be made a separate package for each
> browser, like the ubufox extension for Firefox.
> I'm looking into making a website for the "Ubuntu AppUpdate" service
> and it would be nice to have my users just be able to click on the
> "apt-get" instructions to install the packages. I realize apturl
> should already be supported out of the box, but plain apturls often
> confuse users. In addition, this would make things a lot easier for
> new users asking questions on the various forums and communities where
> apturls are not supported.
> Needless to say, having this behavior set-up out of the box would be
> very "Apple-esque" and would be a boon to new users.
> Thanks,
> Ryan
The above script will not install into grease-monkey here and as for
the extension for Firefox it doesn't work in anything above 3.5.

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    John Vivirito
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