Unable to install themes from disk and from webserver running on localhost




15 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: jaap, Assigned: bugs)


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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040914 Firefox/0.10
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040914 Firefox/0.10

If I go to http://texturizer.net/firefox/themes/ and use the theme installer
overthere to install a theme which is stored on my harddrive. It fails silently.
The javascript console contains an error message that a script cannot access
local files. 

Then I tried installing it of an webserver installed on localhost. It then seems
to install but is immediately removed from the theme list. When I copied the
files to my public webserver it all of a sudden worked

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

Comment 1

15 years ago

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 263787 ***
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE

Comment 2

15 years ago
This is not the same bug as bug 263787
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---

Comment 3

14 years ago
What is the theme you tried to install?
How did you try to install it from local webserver (installtrigger, simply going
to the its URL or by using texturizer's tool?)
How did you try to install from a public webserver?

Is it reproducable, can you still reproduce it with a recent build?

this is related to bug 258811.

Comment 4

14 years ago
OK with Fx 1.0 it now works on a local webserver. :-)

Using the http://texturizer.net/firefox/themes/index.html still does not work
I get the following javascript error

Error: Access to
'file:////home/haitsma/Programming/gnomefx/src/GNOME-Fx-blue.jar' from script denied
Source File: http://texturizer.net/firefox/javascript/themeSetup.js
Line: 32

Maybe a safety measure that got taken???

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