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Could you mention which extensions are not working? It's just common sense. Atsushi (Torisugari) 2012-03-07 22:44:03 PST What happens an extension tries to update itself with the flag disabled? You can still search AMO and install add-ons and you can use the Get Add-ons tab.

Last Comment Bug668999 - xpinstall.enabled is supposed to be a kill switch, not prompt for re-enabling Summary: xpinstall.enabled is supposed to be a kill switch, not prompt for re-enabling Status: NEW Comment 16 Matthias Versen [:Matti] 2012-10-08 05:05:04 PDT *** Bug 798262 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Comment 17 Martin Stránský 2012-11-26 06:10:46 PST Follow up bug It was already at false and setting to true does not work and resetting to false does not work. In GNU/Linux systems one option would be to set the base permissions of local-settings.js as 0600 (with root being the ug), add all users to a group (e.g.

Could Not Be Verified For Use In Firefox And Has Been Disabled

pref("xpinstall.enabled", false); Save it as xpinstall.js (or whatever name that you'd like) and put in the preferences folder you created.For some reason, this didn't work in Nightly, but I haven't spent I'll give 41R2 another try and start a new message if interclue still doesn't work. This page has been accessed 591,220 times.

What we are aiming for in our organization is a customized base, and then a few "trusted" persons can install extra add-ons needed within their department. Reply Barry Foster says: November 15, 2012 at 11:32 am Is there a way to do the same thing via the CCK wizard, i have been trying to find a way mozilla Ask a question Sign In English Search Home Support Forum Firefox Disable XPI installs Support Forum This thread was archived. Firefox Disable Addon Signing RemySecor 0 solutions 9 answers Posted 10/28/15, 9:11 PM I was able to get rid of the "unverified" by updating the extension.

Any other suggestions? Firefox Disable Extension Signing I test a new version of FIrefox by building a copy of my current profile and renaming it. These two show a pink background. Odin14 Posted 8/20/15, 10:32 AM Question owner This remains a mystery but it is not worth more time to explore--since (as mentioned) I'm fully able to use both programs even though

They are notorious for screwing up working programs (including their own) via "updates". Firefox Enable Unsigned Addon I have no idea what could cause that. Some security software may try to open XPI files for inspection and cause issues. so if admin wants a "real no addon" I guess it is a simple solutions: if (config.noAddons) { Preferences.lock("xpinstall.enabled", false); // Preferences.lock("extensions.enabledScopes", 0); // Or 4 or 8 for approved extensions

Firefox Disable Extension Signing

Disable XPI installs 14 replies 2 have this problem 4932 views Last reply by daniego 4 years ago Murkhadh Posted 10/18/11, 10:59 AM about:config used to have a setting to disable None of my disabled add-ons (or any other add-ons) shows a gray background. Could Not Be Verified For Use In Firefox And Has Been Disabled Quite frankly, I'm willing to stay on Firefox33 forever if that's what I have to do to continue using this addon. Xpinstall.signatures.required Firefox 48 Firefox 43: Firefox will have a preference that allows signature enforcement to be disabled (xpinstall.signatures.required in about:config).

As long as Firefox doesn't support Group Policy, there will always be way for users to get around any of the mechanisms I provide for locking down Firefox. What I am trying to do is prevent end users at my organization from installing addons. mozilla Ask a question Sign In English Search Home Support Forum Firefox xpinstall.enabled file is missing, ... No, the purpose of this is to protect users from malicious add-ons. Firefox Enable Unverified Extensions

As Mike pointed out, sometimes there's a single-purpose system that needs to go to one web site, and that's it. Comment 8 Mike Kaply [:mkaply] 2012-03-08 06:42:46 PST > What happens an extension tries to update itself with the flag disabled? Firefox Release and Beta versions will not have any way to disable signature checks. Next, in a text file enter the path in the first line, i.e. \\server\FxExts\[email protected], and also rename the text file (including the .txt extension) with the em:id value - New Text

Or at Lowe's in the wallpaper department where the machine is used by many people and you don't want it to be customized it. Xpinstall.signatures.required Not Working I entered www.roboform.com to "allow" in the security section, but it didn't help. Comment 23 Dave Townsend [:mossop] 2014-11-26 08:01:35 PST *** Bug 737047 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Comment 24 Buck Manhands 2015-02-04 23:13:51 PST It would be

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Browse other questions tagged firefox or ask your own question. Please read the Distribution Policy for more details. It came up in our testday today. This Addon Could Not Be Installed Because It Has Not Been Verified My only guess is that perhaps it updated itself after Firefox disabled it.

Comment 12 Richard van den Berg 2012-03-22 02:54:54 PDT The severity of this bug is made worse by bug 601442 because the Get Add-ons pane can no longer be hidden. The 14 used above will block all extensions except for those that are placed in the user's profile directory. the-edmeister Top 10 Contributor Moderator 4911 solutions 36256 answers Posted 12/5/15, 12:42 PM Yesmail Email Tracking is enabled in that screenshot. Not the answer you're looking for?

I'm working on it. So I added it manually.Thanks. There's an option in Interclue that doesn't rely on the the icon but it is much less useful. I used all possible malware/spyware/adware removal tools, at no avail.

Probably you are right. |xpinstall.disabled| is not useful. > There are multiple issues in this bug which should probably be split out: > > 1. If xpinstall.enabled existed on mine before restoring default settings and exists on my parents system, then I have to assume that it is used by Firefox 4. Trust me; systems adminsitrators have better things to be doing than messing with lowly end-users. https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2016/01/22/add-on-signing-update As this is a old thread and the versions for this xpinstall.whitelist.required Preferences has changed version a few times it may as well be locked.

The Developer Edition and Nightly versions of Firefox will have a setting to disable signature enforcement. Contact Us Privacy Policy Legal Notices Report Trademark Abuse Source Code Twitter Facebook Firefox Friends Switch to mobile site [email protected] NewAccount | Log In or Remember [x] | Forgot Password Login: Please ask a new question if you need help. fxgrp) leaving out the to-be-exempt users, and then setfacl -m g:fxgrp:r local-settings.js Please note that using OS environment variables is unsafe as it can be bypassed, unless extra measures outside of

Any ideas on how to disable extension installing?Sounds like a bug to me. To update an extension, delete the contents in its subfolder and unpack the new XPI.