Seán Mac Suibhne wrote:
> I have a problem installing extensions in Firefox 1.0.6 (Linux Irish language
> version) on Mandiva LE 2005.
>> When I try to install
>http://www.hacksrus.com/~ginda/chatzilla/xpi/chatzilla-0.9.68.5.xpi> from the
>http://www.hacksrus.com/~ginda/chatzilla/> Page, I get the install extension window (Suiteáil Bogearraí) alright. I can
> click on install now (Suiteáil anois) but the Extension (Eistíteachtaí)
> window is blank and nothing installs.
>> Firefox 1.0.4 in English on Mandiva LE 2005 is also installed and will install
> the extension and the windows Firefox 1.0.6 will also install the extension.
I'm also using Mandriva LE 2005. While I'm currently using the Mozilla
suite, I would imagine that the same issues would apply to Firefox. I've
also had problems installing extensions. I installed the calendar
extension. It also comes as a stand-alone application.
This wouldn't work for me as a user until I installed the extension
while running Mozilla as root. After I had installed the extension as
root, the calendar extension worked fine. I figured that this allows
the .jar files of the extension to be installed into the chrome
directory of /usr/lib/mozilla-1.7.6/ or /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox-1.0.6/
I then tried the same procedure with the GMail Notifier extension but
unfortunately while it works fine when running Mozilla as root - which I
never do unless I'm testing/installing extensions - it doesn't work at
all while logged in under my regular user account. Resolving this issue
is low enough on my list of priorities so I haven't yet devoted much
time or effort into investigating solutions.
So in short, I'd suggest running Firefox while logged in as root - just
to install the extension and then try installing it while running
Firefox from your regular user account.
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