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?
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Taken from Mozillazine...
firefox.exe -install-global-extension extension.xpi
firefox.exe -profile "path to profile folder" -install-global-extension extension.xpi
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.
Check this post out, might help you.
The command line option
-install-global-extension has been deprecated as of Gecko 1.9.2, FF 3.6.x, TB 3.1.x.
Mozilla now suggest to:
.xpifile into the
Here http://bernaerts.dyndns.org/linux/74-ubuntu/271-ubuntu-firefox-thunderbird-addon-commandline is
mozilla-extension-manager bash script that can automate downloading xpi file, installing and removing Mozilla Firefox extensions (local or globally) via cli (command line) commands without gui.