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Re: [K12OSN] Locking Down Firefox



R. Scott Belford wrote:
> Dan Young wrote:
>> Brian Chivers wrote:
>>> Have a look at
>>>
>>> http://www.mozilla.org/projects/cck/firefox/
>>>
>>> It makes locking down Firefox really easy, you just create you .xpi file
>>> & install it as a global extension, works a dream on Windows, not tried
>>> it on Linux yet.
>>
>> Eric uses that to set the home page, user agent, and a couple other
>> things on K12LTSP. The resulting .xpi is in the k12ltsp-firefox package
>> in K12LTSP 5.0
>>
> Thanks, Guys.  So this is another method to lock down settings such as
> proxy, etc?  The resulting .xpi you mention - where is it and where do I
> put/keep it after editing proxy settings?

You use the Client Customization Kit to create an .xpi extension.
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/cck/firefox/

One way to install it globally:
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/cck/firefox/faqs.html
Probably have to do that as root.

Check out the SRPM to see how Eric does it.
ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/pub/K12LTSP/testing/RPMS/k12ltsp-firefox-0.1-0.k12ltsp.5.0.0.src.rpm

-- 
Dan Young <dyoung mesd k12 or us>
Multnomah ESD - Technology Services
503-257-1562


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