[TAG] two cent tip
thomas at edulinux.homeunix.org
Wed Mar 9 00:19:45 MSK 2005
On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 07:19:06PM +0000, Pete Jewell wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 Mar 2005 15:31, Thomas Adam wrote:
> Unless you've fscked up your mozilla-firefox installation somehow,
> like I have. The only way I can install xpi files is to download them
But then that's a PEBKAC error and not one of Mozilla. :P
> first, and then 'Open File' them, otherwise nothing happens when I
> click the xpi link (after adding the source to my approved list). It
> happened a couple of (debian) versions back, funnily enough after
> I'd been playing around with the about:config settings ;-) I ended
> up having to clear my .firefox and .mozilla directories to get it
> (somewhat) working again.
Mozilla have, on their website, suggestions about how to do that
non-drastically . There is also a link off of  to a plugin called
'mozbackup' which also backs one's profile up -- although the preposition
here is that while it is backed up, it isn't damaged to begin with.
-- Thomas Adam
"One of us is a cigar stand, and one of us is a lovely blue incandescent
guillotine" -- Stephen Malkmus, "Type Slowly" from "Brighten The Corners"
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