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Re: Need to be root to install plugins. was Re: [SLUG] Firebird Googlesearch to do Australia?


On 07/15/04 11:17, Peter Hardy wrote:
On 07/15/04 11:05, Michael Lake wrote:
I could not find any option in the preferences to tell it to install plugins into its own directory .firefix/plugins. I do not intend to login as root and install plugins.


A lot of extensions have the option of installing globally or in a user's home directory. It's a shame the search plugins don't. In fact, I think I'm going to go file a bug.

Too late!
http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=123315

In the meantime, though, I guess you could try grabbing http://mycroft.mozdev.org/plugins/googleAU.src and putting that in a searchplugins directory under your homedir.

Er, read that as "under your local firefox dir". Or somesuch.

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Pete