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We have Windows 2008 RDP server with Mozilla Firefox 57.0.1 64 bit installed. How to install an addon for all users?

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Instead of launching the .xpi installer, copy the .xpi file into a standard extension folder

  • Global (x64) C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\browser\extensions\{appID}.xpi
  • Global (x86) C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\browser\extensions\{appID}.xpi
  • Per user %AppData%\Mozilla\Extensions\{appID}\

where the {appID} must be the application ID of a signed Firefox add-on.

  • How do I get the {addID}? – real_sm Dec 13 '17 at 18:29
  • Never mind, installed using other manual. – real_sm Dec 13 '17 at 19:27
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Installed the addon using this manual: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Add-ons/WebExtensions/Alternative_distribution_options/Add-ons_in_the_enterprise

  • Doesn't really explain which method you used. The standard extension folder is one of the options there, too. At least explain how you solved this. – Esa Jokinen Dec 13 '17 at 19:36
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    @EsaJokinen Standard extension folder method is on the other link: developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Add-ons/WebExtensions/… I used the registry method from the above link, because I couldn't even download the xpi file (seems like they disabled downloading from other browsers). Also there's a note: >To install an add-on for all users of a Windows computer, see Installation using the Windows registry. – real_sm Dec 15 '17 at 10:23

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