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I confirm that web-ext run also uses the `AddonsActor` to install the target extension programmatically once it starts the target Firefox instance (it is used for both the Firefox Desktop and Firefox for Android, on android the target extension on android is installed temporarily after the extension's xpi file is pushed to the emulator internally by web-ext itself), we do have a --pre-install workaround but it was meant to be used only in older Firefox version where the AddonsActor wasn't yet available.

The same issue has been filed on the web-ext github repo as:
- https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/issues/1692
I confirm that [`web-ext run` also uses the `AddonsActor` to install the target extension programmatically](https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/blob/961da0c27cea875484338fcb0801d10229672df1/src/firefox/remote.js#L91-L127) on the target Firefox instance (it is used for both the Firefox Desktop and Firefox for Android, on android the target extension is installed temporarily after the extension's xpi file is pushed to the emulator internally by web-ext itself), we do have a --pre-install workaround but it was meant to be used only in older Firefox version where the AddonsActor wasn't yet available.

The same issue has been filed on the web-ext github repo as:
- https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/issues/1692
I confirm that [`web-ext run` also uses the `AddonsActor` to install the target extension programmatically](https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/blob/961da0c27cea875484338fcb0801d10229672df1/src/firefox/remote.js#L91-L127) on the target Firefox instance (it is used for both the Firefox Desktop and Firefox for Android, on android the target extension is installed temporarily after the extension's xpi file is pushed to the emulator internally by web-ext itself), we do have a --pre-install workaround but it was meant to be used only in older Firefox versions where the `AddonsActor` wasn't yet available.

The same issue has been filed on the web-ext github repo as:
- https://github.com/mozilla/web-ext/issues/1692

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