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Has anyone else problems with Tribext on Firefox. Firefox just deactivated it, because it has no signature and I can not reactivate it only remove it. I tried to download it again, but Firefox block the installtion. Is there a way around it?

by Fran on Wed Dec 16th, 2015 at 01:41:17 AM EST
Type about:config in the URL space.
On the page search for xpinstall.signatures.required
Set this to false.
by generic on Wed Dec 16th, 2015 at 02:20:04 AM EST
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Works for me (FF 43.0). Thanks.
by Bernard (bernard) on Wed Dec 16th, 2015 at 04:53:21 PM EST
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Thanks generic, that helped. Glad that I do not have to return to a prea-historic way of surfing the net.  :-p
by Fran on Wed Dec 16th, 2015 at 11:55:23 PM EST
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By the way: good to see you back!
by Bernard (bernard) on Thu Dec 17th, 2015 at 03:37:57 PM EST
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Unfortunately, this will only work until the next Firefox update, then you can't override the requirement that add-ons be vetted and signed by Mozilla.org. This is a pretty drastic change and will unnecessarily affect a lot of add-ons not for a wide public (for example, company-specific add-ons).

I checked what the vetting requirements are. They are pretty detailed, and there are a couple of points Tribext violates (for example, use of innerHTML, no Privacy Policy). I estimate it would be a helluva' lot of work to meet the requirements, and I don't know enough even about the coding part. So, unless Mozilla.org can be made to reconsider, it's back to the pre-historic way of surfing the net :-(

BTW, another add-on I have to abandon now is Cooliris, whose development stopped when Yahoo! bought the developer company.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sat Dec 19th, 2015 at 05:04:33 AM EST
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