pale moon vs firefox extensions

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pale moon vs firefox extensions

Unread post by ForestElf » 2019-06-19, 12:28

Greetings,

I am curious about something. How is it that Pale Moon will not install or accept extensions or themes etc. from FireFox? I have tried to get those you do not have and Pale Moon will not accept them. It would seem to me that might be a good idea but then, I do not know the reason why you do not have it that way??? They have some beautiful themes and security items that all could use if they so wanted. Have you considered it?

Anyway, while this does disturb me, I am staying with Pale Moon as I can not stand going through the set up again with these many browsers. It is a pain in the butt. Besides I like Pale Moon.. :) I am too old now to even to consider another browser.... (72)

Thank you

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Re: pale moon vs firefox extensions

Unread post by Isengrim » 2019-06-19, 13:21

Pale Moon will not run "modern" Firefox extensions because the extension frameworks that the browsers now use are incompatible. Firefox currently uses Web Extensions, while Pale Moon only supports XUL-style extensions, and will not support Web Extensions for a number of reasons.
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Re: pale moon vs firefox extensions

Unread post by billmcct » 2019-06-19, 13:49

If your trying to get add-ons at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ then they wont work in PM.
Install the Classic Addons Archive 2.0.1:
https://github.com/JustOff/ca-archive/releases

Or see here:
http://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/
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Re: pale moon vs firefox extensions

Unread post by Falna » 2019-06-19, 20:40

Also see here - viewtopic.php?f=24&t=8740 and viewtopic.php?t=11385 - Pale Moon is not Firefox

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Re: pale moon vs firefox extensions

Unread post by ForestElf » 2019-06-20, 12:02

OK then so be it. I suppose I can understand it. Your right, Pale Moon is not FireFox and that I am sure is a good thing. I came here from Firefox and I see no reason to go back to it.

Thank you for your kind answer. I just been browsing through all the questions and problems people are having, while I have had none at all I would go nuts trying to please them all, the question is, your trying, but can that be done.... ;)

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Re: pale moon vs firefox extensions

Unread post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2019-06-20, 12:27

Falna wrote:
2019-06-19, 20:40
Pale Moon is not Firefox
... and never will be again :thumbup:

This is the post that should be used as it obsoletes the older ones viewtopic.php?f=1&t=19727
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