firefox from backports
adelste at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 8 21:18:25 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-06-08 at 22:55 +0200, Simon Santoro wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have a fresh firefox 1.0.4 from the Backprots, and it does
> not let me install *any* extension at all.
> When I click a .xpi link from addons.mozilla.org (or locally, wherever),
> the usual "Software Installation" window shows up, and after I press
> "Install Now", the "Extensions" window comes, but the list is and
> remains empty.
> On the other hand, plugin installs are working (i.e. Macromedia Flash).
> I've tried to remove ~/.mozilla/ and to reinstall firefox, but that
> doesn't help.
> I also wiped my profile and created a new one, with no results.
> Has anyone seen this ?
> And is there a way of installing extensions by hand ?
> Thanks in advance
In the address window of Firefox type about:config
Scroll down to general.useragent.vendorSub
Change the string to 1.04.
Try that and see if it works.
Please let me know.
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