Firefox 10 upgrade: can't force installation of Tab Utilities add-on

Adam Funk a24061 at
Sun Feb 5 15:25:06 UTC 2012

On 2012-02-04, Basil Chupin wrote:

> On 05/02/12 07:55, Adam Funk wrote:
>> I took the upgrade to Firefox 10 this morning&  have regretted it all
>> day.  It declared the Tab Utilites add-on incompatible&  I have tried
>> the following ways to make it suck it up:
>> 1. about:config and set all extensions.checkCompatibility* to "false";
>>     they were all false anyway;
>> 2. add extensions.checkCompatibility.10.0 and
>>     extensions.checkCompatibility.10.0a and set them to false;
>> 3. unzip the xpi file, edit install.rdf to change the value of
>>     <em:maxVersion>  to "99.9", zip it back up;
>> 4. same as #3, but with "*" instead of "99.9".
>> Every time, I get "Tab Utilities could not be installed because it is
>> not compatible with Firefox 10.0".  This is the most difficult add-on
>> problem I've seen yet --- even though FF 10 is supposed to be more
>> tolerant of this.  Any other suggestions on how to make FF accept this
>> add-on?
> Yep. Wait until  the author of this extension updates it to be 
> compatible with 10.0. He already has been asked to update it.

OK, I just checked again and FF installed today's version of Tab
Utilities with no problems.  But I'm still perplexed about being
unable to force it.

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