How can I add an extension to firefox (screen keyboard)

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trueblood
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How can I add an extension to firefox (screen keyboard)

Post#1 by trueblood » 20 Jun 2017, 14:26

I am new to Porteus and I have everything working well for our kiosk except that our kiosk has to have a keyboard and we are looking to use an on-screen keyboard instead. I followed the advice on the forum to unsquash 003-settings.xzm and add the files to the firefox profile but that didn't work (didn't break anything but didn't load the plugin either). I copied over the extension files and made changes to the prefs.js.

The forum posts were from quite awhile ago so I went digging around some more and found that I needed to be making changes to firefox.xzm but the FAQ said it should be in 006-firefox.xzm and it is actually in 002-firefox.xzm. Also /usr/lib64/firefox/extensions doesn't exist.

Should I just create that directory, and if so what files do I need to place in that directory?

Thanks for any help

anditsung
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Re: How can I add an extension to firefox (screen keyboard)

Post#2 by anditsung » 22 Jun 2017, 01:30

you might want to create a custom xzm
cause when i try to edit 003-settings.xzm it broke ke firefox profile can keep stuck and showing that error
all i do is add ip_forward to /proc/sys/net/ipv4

maybe you can add the browser pref on the config?
see this for more info
http://porteus-kiosk.org/parameters.htm ... references

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