firefox3: where are hidden the plugins settings?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Oct 3 16:22:45 BST 2008


On 10/03/2008 06:11 AM, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Oct 2008, NoOp wrote:
> 
>> . . .
> 
> thank you NoOp for these informations, but I knew "locate" and "about:plugins"
> since many years...
> Alas. I asked neither how to find the installed plugins, nor where
> they are, but how FX3 makes its choice.
> It's why I looked at mozplugerrc and mimetypes, but it seems, if I understood
> well, that they are used only for external helpers, and not plugins.
> 

OK, I'll repeat:

If you are looking for where Fx3 (Ubuntu version) gets all of it's
default preinstalled plugins from, look in
/usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins.

$ ls
libnullplugin.so                       libunixprintplugin.so
librhythmbox-itms-detection-plugin.so  libvlcplugin.so
libtotem-basic-plugin.so               mozplugger.so
libtotem-basic-plugin.xpt              mplayerplug-in-dvx.so
libtotem-complex-plugin.so             mplayerplug-in-dvx.xpt
libtotem-complex-plugin.xpt            mplayerplug-in-qt.so
libtotem-cone-plugin.so                mplayerplug-in-qt.xpt
libtotem-cone-plugin.xpt               mplayerplug-in-rm.so
libtotem-gmp-plugin.so                 mplayerplug-in-rm.xpt
libtotem-gmp-plugin.xpt                mplayerplug-in.so
libtotem-mully-plugin.so               mplayerplug-in-wmp.so
libtotem-mully-plugin.xpt              mplayerplug-in-wmp.xpt
libtotem-narrowspace-plugin.so         mplayerplug-in.xpt
libtotem-narrowspace-plugin.xpt





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