[Project_owners] How to uninstall extension in Mozilla/SeaMonkey?
mnenhy at tprac.de
Fri Sep 2 20:32:10 EDT 2005
massey aber hob zu reden an und schrieb:
>>Does anyone have manual instructions on how to uninstall an
> If your talking about the moz suite:
The following directions are for app-wide installed addons only:
> -edit the installed-chrome.txt to remove the lines reffering to the
> package in question
> -delete the /mozilla/chrome.rdf
> -delete the /mozilla/chrome/overlayinfo directory
Or overlays.rdf/stylesheets.rdf in recent builds.
> -delete the .jar in question (this is optional since the
> installed-chrome.txt has no pointer to it )
> on a moz restart the chrome.rdf and overlayinfo dir will be rebuilt
Correct, but very evil if applied to profile-installed addons:
you'll lose all other profile-installed addons and langpacks!
>From $profile/chrome/chrome.rdf, just delete all RDF-(XML-)items that
have an 'about' attribute "spiced" with the addon's name you want to kill.
Do the same for $profile/chrome/overlayinfo (or
In both cases, delete the XUL.mfasl for good measure, it'll get
recreated, too. ;-)
You may have profile related entries in your *app's*
installed-chrome.txt, but that is strictly no recommended way of
Feel free to correct my English. :)
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