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I have an extension for Thunderbird that I'd like to install automatically from a script - since I have to do it on all our workstations - is there a way to do that?
Thanks!

(Ubuntu 9.04)

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Taken from Mozillazine...

Generic Install

firefox.exe -install-global-extension extension.xpi

Specific Profile

firefox.exe -profile "path to profile folder" -install-global-extension extension.xpi

Batch Install

for %%e in ("path to extensions\*.xpi") do "firefox.exe" -install-global-extension "%%e"
for %%e in ("path to themes\*.jar") do "firefox.exe" -install-global-theme "%%e"

Someone in the thread asserts they work for Thunderbird in the same manner.

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Check this post out, might help you.

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Ahh, sorry just realized my answer is the same exact content as what you linked. +rep –  WerkkreW May 18 '09 at 15:56

This doesn't work anymore with versions >=3.6, see here:

Copy the .xpi file into the < installation directory >\extensions folder

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