[Greasemonkey] editing on the fly, linux
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Mon Aug 22 21:05:52 EDT 2005
Nic Ferrier wrote:
>n_powell <nathan at lagerbottom.com> writes:
>>Sorry if this is obtuse, but I want to confim what I am reading in the
>>archives. Is there any way for a *NIX user to click on edit scripts in
>>the Tools menu and have it open an editor?
>>I have been writing scripts and having a good time, but it has been time
>>consuming since I have been reinstalling the script to get it to update
>>and that is not a lot of fun. So if is possible or there is a work
>>around I would be grateful for the advice.
>I use emacs which doesn't play nicely with mozilla (I find the emacs
>server a chore to use).
>I just use find inside emacs to edit the browser's GM:
> find ~/.mozilla -type d -name "greasemonkey"
>The scripts there can be open and edited "live".
>The same principal would work for any editor.
For GM 0.3.x you can put the following URL in and get a directory listing:
At the top is the path in the form of a file:// URL.
GM 0.5 moved scripts to your profile directory called "gm_scripts" If
you need help finding your profile directory, see the official page
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