Roaming Computing System (Windows Edition) 4 - Firefox (from Mozilla)

Contents

Description

Web browser.

Installing extensions: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Installing_extensions

Firefox ESR

Variant ESR, English (British)
Version
Purpose Web browser
Required for
Installed to Workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/Firefox
AppDeploy page http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=873
Install format
Installation Instructions

Installer:Command Line Arguments - https://wiki.mozilla.org/Installer:Command_Line_Arguments

Command line arguments: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments

Command Line Options (for extensions): http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Release Notes http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/releases/
Changelog
Security Advisories / Updates
Download location The latest: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all.html
Silent Installation and uninstallation -ms
Configuration

profiles.xml > firefox-system-config autoconfig.js and firefox.cfg. See TWEAK Unattended

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

  • Bookmarks and history: places.sqlite and places.sqlite-journal - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.bookmarks.file (to export your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Export HTML...; to import your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Import HTML...)
  • Saved passwords: logins.json (since Firefox 32; previously it was signons.sqlite (since Firefox 3.5), and before that signons3.txt, key3.db, cert8.db - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Signons3.txt
  • Cookies: cookies.txt
  • User preferences: user.js
TWEAK Configure global preferences - various
Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Firefox 10.0.9ESR

Variant ESR, English (British)
Version 10.0.9
Purpose Web browser
Required for
Installed to Workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/Firefox
AppDeploy page http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=873
Install format
Installation Instructions

Installer:Command Line Arguments - https://wiki.mozilla.org/Installer:Command_Line_Arguments

Command line arguments: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments

Command Line Options (for extensions): http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Release Notes http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/releases/
Changelog
Security Advisories / Updates
Download location The latest: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all.html
Silent Installation and uninstallation -ms
Configuration

Pre-Configuring Mozilla: http://thegoldenear.org/toolbox/windows/docs/mozilla-pre-config.html and more, see TWEAK Unattended

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

  • Bookmarks and history: places.sqlite and places.sqlite-journal - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.bookmarks.file (to export your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Export HTML...; to import your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Import HTML...)
  • Saved passwords: signons.sqlite (from Firefox 3.5), previously signons3.txt, key3.db, cert8.db - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Signons3.txt
  • Cookies: cookies.txt
  • User preferences: user.js
TWEAK Configure global preferences - various
Configure global preferences - disable automatic updates
Prepare so that cache on different partition can be specified
Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Firefox 3.6.8

Variant English (British)
Version 3.6.8
Purpose Web browser
Required for
Installed to workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/Firefox
AppDeploy page http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=873
Install format
Installation Instructions

Command line arguments: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments

Command Line Options (for extensions): http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Release Notes http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/releases/
Changelog
Download location http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all-older.html
Silent Installation and uninstallation
Configuration

Pre-Configuring Mozilla: http://thegoldenear.org/toolbox/windows/docs/mozilla-pre-config.html

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

  • Bookmarks and history: places.sqlite and places.sqlite-journal - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.bookmarks.file (to export your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Export HTML...; to import your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Import HTML...)
  • Saved passwords: signons3.txt, key3.db, cert8.db - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Signons3.txt
  • Cookies: cookies.txt
  • User preferences: user.js
TWEAK Configure global preferences - various
Configure global preferences - disable automatic updates
Prepare so that cache on different partition can be specified
Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Firefox 3.0.6

Variant English (British)
Version 3.0.6
Purpose Web browser
Required for
Installed to workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/Firefox
AppDeploy page http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=873
Install format
Installation Instructions

Command line arguments: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments

Command Line Options (for extensions): http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Release Notes http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/releases/
Silent Installation and uninstallation
Configuration

Pre-Configuring Mozilla: http://thegoldenear.org/toolbox/windows/docs/mozilla-pre-config.html

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

  • Bookmarks and history: places.sqlite and places.sqlite-journal - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.bookmarks.file (to export your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Export HTML...; to import your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Import HTML...)
  • Saved passwords: signons3.txt, key3.db, cert8.db - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Signons3.txt
  • Cookies: cookies.txt
  • User preferences: user.js
Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Firefox 3.0.1

Variant English (British)
Version 3.0.1
Purpose Web browser
Required for
Installed to workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/Firefox
AppDeploy page http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=873
Install format
Installation Instructions

Command line arguments: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments

Command Line Options (for extensions): http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Release Notes http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/releases/
Silent Installation and uninstallation
Configuration

Pre-Configuring Mozilla: http://thegoldenear.org/toolbox/windows/docs/mozilla-pre-config.html

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

  • Bookmarks and history: places.sqlite and places.sqlite-journal - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.bookmarks.file (to export your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Export HTML...; to import your Firefox 3 bookmarks, go to Bookmarks → Organize Bookmarks → Import and Backup → Import HTML...)
  • Saved passwords: signons3.txt, key3.db, cert8.db - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Signons3.txt
  • Cookies: cookies.txt
  • User preferences: user.js
Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Firefox 2.0.0.4

Variant English (British)
Version 2.0.0.4
Purpose Web browser
Required for
Installed to workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/Firefox
AppDeploy page http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=873
Install format
Installation Instructions

Command line arguments: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments

Command Line Options (for extensions): http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Release Notes http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/releases/
Silent Installation and uninstallation
Configuration

Pre-Configuring Mozilla: http://thegoldenear.org/toolbox/windows/docs/mozilla-pre-config.html

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Firefox 2.0.0.0

Variant English (British)
Version 2.0.0 (or a release candidate)
Purpose
Required for
Installed to workstation
WPKG package.xml example page http://wpkg.org/index.php/Firefox
Install format
Installation Instructions
Release Notes
Silent Installation and uninstallation
Configuration

set Firefox as default browser: -setDefaultBrowser

Automated deployment of Firefox with extensions, themes, and pre-configuration: http://firefox.dbltree.com/

Pre-Configuring Mozilla: http://thegoldenear.org/toolbox/windows/docs/mozilla-pre-config.html

Firefox user settings are saved in the profile folder - %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random number>.default - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder.

Files

  • Bookmarks and history: bookmarks.html
  • Saved passwords: signons.txt, key.db, cert8.db(?) - http://kb.mozillazine.org/Signons.txt (these filenames changed with Firefox 2.0.0.2)
  • Cookies: cookies.txt
  • User preferences: user.js
Issues with the software in our system
Issues with the software itself

Suggestions

Firefox 1.5/2.0 CCK (Client Customization Kit) Wizard: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/cck/firefox/

Suggested extensions: Google browser sync - for moving profiles between machines; FireBug

Firefox Corporate Project: http://www.sanduskycomputers.com/downloads/fxcorp/

Firefox search engines: http://addons.mozilla.org/search-engines.php. We could add Wikipedia.

Command line arguments for Firefox extensions: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Command_line_arguments and http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/extensions/commandlineoptions.html

Firefox Plug-ins as-of 2016

Shockwave Flash
File: NPSWF32_11_5_502_110.dll
Version: 11.5.502.110

Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla
File: npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll
Version: 2.2.1.530

Firefox Plug-ins as-of 16 November 2012

Shockwave Flash
File: NPSWF32_11_5_502_110.dll
Version: 11.5.502.110

Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U37
File: npjp2.dll
Version: 6.0.370.6
    
Java Deployment Toolkit 7.0.50.5
File: npDeployJava1.dll
Version: 10.5.0.5
NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy

Picasa
File: npPicasa3.dll
Version: 3.0.0.0
Picasa plugin
    
QuickTime Plug-in 7.6.9
File: npqtplugin6.dll
File: npqtplugin5.dll
File: npqtplugin4.dll
File: npqtplugin2.dll
File: npqtplugin.dll
Version: 7.6.9.0
The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
    
RealPlayer Version Plugin
File: nprpjplug.dll
Version: 6.0.12.448
6.0.12.448
    
RealPlayer(tm) G2 LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In (32-bit)
File: nppl3260.dll
Version: 6.0.12.448
RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
    
Microsoft® DRM
File: npwmsdrm.dll
Version: 9.0.0.4503
DRM Store Netscape Plugin
    
Windows Media Player Plug-in Dynamic Link Library
File: npdsplay.dll
Version: 3.0.2.629
Npdsplay dll
    
Microsoft® Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin
File: np-mswmp.dll
Version: 1.0.0.8
np-mswmp

Foxit Reader Plugin for Mozilla
File: npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll
Version: 2.2.1.530