[xSidebar] Launchy in SM2

Fernando Cassia fcassia at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 10:19:27 PST 2010


On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Philip Chee <philip at aleytys.pc.my> wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Jan 2010 17:52:38 -0300, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> >
> > Now that you bring the issue of extensions in SM 2.0. Is there a chance
> of
> > getting "seamless" installation of closed-source extensions designed for
> > Firefox 3.5 ?? Or will that never happen?.
>
> Not seamless but from the extension developer's point of view getting a
> Firefox 3.5 extension running in SeaMonkey 2.0 is usually trivial.
>
> > I really need to run the Alexa Toolbar, but it refuses to install in SM.
> But
> > they DO provide a version for Firefox 3.5+
>
> Try this:
>
> extract the install.rdf and chrome.manifest files from the XPI.
>
> Edit the install.rdf.
>
> You'll find a section like this.
>
>       <!-- Firefox -->
>        <em:targetApplication>
>            <Description>
>                <em:id>{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}</em:id>
>                <em:minVersion>1.0</em:minVersion>
>                <em:maxVersion>4.0.*</em:maxVersion>
>            </Description>
>        </em:targetApplication>
>
> Add this section after (or before, up to you) that.
>
>       <!-- Seamonkey TNG -->
>        <em:targetApplication>
>            <Description>
>                <em:id>{92650c4d-4b8e-4d2a-b7eb-24ecf4f6b63a}</em:id>
>                <em:minVersion>1.0</em:minVersion>
>                <em:maxVersion>2.1.*</em:maxVersion>
>            </Description>
>        </em:targetApplication>
>
> Edit the chrome.manifest.
>
> Locate a line like:
>
> overlay chrome://browser/content/browser.xul
> chrome://flashblock/content/flashblock.xul
>
> Copy this line down and change it to:
>
> overlay chrome://navigator/content/navigator.xul
> chrome://flashblock/content/flashblock.xul
>
> Remember it is NOT:
> overlay chrome://browser/content/navigator.xul
> and NOT
> overlay chrome://navigator/content/browser.xul
>
> For most simple extensions like Toolbars and Statusbars, this should
> suffice to get them to install and work although the UI might look a bit
> off due to styling differences.
>
> Phil
>

Thanks Phil,

Superb. Will try that later today.
If it works, send an invoice to Amazon.com, for the job the Alexia
subsidiary didn´t do and you had to do.

Correction, let´s send an invoice. Us. I´ll do the testing . ;-)
FC
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