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Do Firefox plugins work? [answered]

asked 2013-12-25 16:34:50 +0300

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updated 2013-12-26 13:16:51 +0300

Can Firfox plugins plugged in? There is no user interface there, but can one import plugins on the shell? Most wanted plugins would be Add Blocker and Ghostery.

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answered 2013-12-25 18:03:27 +0300

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updated 2013-12-25 18:04:23 +0300

I just installed my adblock addon of my choice from the official mozilla addons page. You can enable/disable and remove the addons then via the about:addons adress (you need to type that in the url bar) But be aware not all addons work with the arm plattform.

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Unfortunately this is not working with the sailfish browser very well. Taping on "Download" doesn't do very much. Once I achived it somewhow to get an entry of the extension within about:addons that says "verfifying". Nothing more happens.

ibins ( 2013-12-25 19:51:41 +0300 )edit
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I tapped longer on the "Add to firefox" button and opened it up in a new tab. This gave me a dialog which asked me to install the addon. I swiped from right to left to accept and after a browser restart I had my adblocker working.

leszek ( 2013-12-25 20:13:23 +0300 )edit

For me it doesn't find any add-ons to install (not even Adblock). No matter what I search for, it just says "Could not find any matching add-ons".

AnaT ( 2014-01-12 18:52:05 +0300 )edit

@leszek Can you please describe your solution more in detail. As: site which you use and/or how you found which plugins can be run on arm. Thanks advance.

Zagothal ( 2014-01-15 11:47:47 +0300 )edit

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