firefox3: where are hidden the plugins settings?

Pierre Frenkiel pierre.frenkiel at laposte.net
Fri Oct 3 16:58:57 UTC 2008


On Fri, 3 Oct 2008, NoOp wrote:

>
> On 10/03/2008 08:22 AM, NoOp wrote:
>> 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
>>
>>
>
> Sorry, I hit the send button too soon. That's where they are, the
> registration is in:
>
> /home/<user>/.mozilla/firefox/plugin.dat
>
> However, I put all of my plugins in
> /home/<user>/.mozilla/firefox/plugins/ so that I can keep track of what
> is installed and what is not.
>
>
>
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Cordialement,
-- 
Pierre Frenkiel




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