Support a subset of XPI extensions



15 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: bugmail, Unassigned)






15 years ago
Some XPI extensions, such as FlashBlock, when installed manually, work just fine
in Camino. This suggests that some subset of XPI Mozilla (and Firefox?)
extensions should be allowed to work normally in Camino.

Comment 1

15 years ago
See <news://$28cg$> for my
description of installing FlashBlock in Camino.

Comment 2

15 years ago
Could you perhaps pate you text here, as some of us do not have a news reader
installed and thus can't view the info.

Comment 3

15 years ago

Okay, I finally spent a few minutes installing FlashBlock into Camino and it
works fine. It’s absolutely easy.

1. Quit Camino
2. Install the FlashBlock XPI into Mozilla
3. Find the FlashBlock.jar, copy it to ~/Library/Application Support/Camino/chrome/
4. Open the chrome.rdf from the Mozilla user profile you installed FlashBlock into
5. Copy the FlashBlock RDF:Description element to your Camino chrome.rdf
6. Change the c:baseURL attribute value to refer to Camino’s chrome directory
instead of Mozilla’s. Be sure to encode the space in Application Support, thus
7. Copy the FlashBlock CSS rules from Mozilla’s userContent.css to Camino’s.

Now launch Camino and visit and see that all Flash media are
replaced by the FlashBlock graphic. Mouse over it and notice it changes to a
“Play” button, and that the Flash animation plays only when clicked.

Voila, goodbye Flash ads!

Comment 4

15 years ago
Wow, that’s pretty neat.. especially handy to have around given Camino’s flash

Comment 5

15 years ago
Tried to do this with 2004111608 Flash is blocked but without the placeholder.
Also tried with a new Camino AppSupport directory with the same result.

Comment 6

15 years ago
Nevermind third times a charm
Flashblock is working as it should

Comment 7

15 years ago
Are there any plans to add Tools to the Camino menu bar so that the less
technically inclined of us might someday have extensions that are easy to
install? After that maybe someone can convert the Mozilla or Firefox extentions,
that can be used with Camino. IMHO the extensions are the only feature that
FireFox has that is better then Camino's.

Comment 8

15 years ago
*** Bug 283193 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 9

15 years ago
Actually, I imagine this would also apply to K-Meleon and any other non-XPFE
Gecko embedders that exist.
Target Milestone: --- → Camino1.1

Comment 10

14 years ago
Is anyone working on adding a Tools Menu to Camino? If not, Bug 283193, needs to
be reopened.

Comment 11

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #10)
> Is anyone working on adding a Tools Menu to Camino? If not, Bug 283193, needs to
> be reopened.

Just because this bug has not been fixed yet does not mean duplicates of it
should be reopened.  It will be fixed when the developers have time to fix it.

Comment 12

14 years ago
*** Bug 316597 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
What's needed for this to happen? Do we need xpinstall support? etc...
Assignee: mikepinkerton → nobody
QA Contact: general
Target Milestone: Camino1.1 → Camino2.0
*** Bug 351276 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***


12 years ago
Target Milestone: Camino2.0 → ---
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