Integrate "Apt-linker" into Firefox

Micah Gersten micahg at
Sun Jul 18 04:14:32 BST 2010

This was already discussed on the ubuntu-devel-discuss list:


On 07/12/2010 04:20 AM, Ryan Oram wrote:
> I was just wondering if it would be possible to integrate the
> functionality presented in the extension and Greasemonkey script above
> into the standard Firefox package for Ubuntu. I suppose this also
> could be made a separate package like the various Firefox extensions
> available via apt.
> I'm starting up a "AppUpdate" service for Ubuntu and it would be nice
> to have my users just be able to click on the instructions to install
> the packages. I realize apturl should already be supported out of the
> box, but plain apturls often confuse users.
> Thanks,
> Ryan

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