add ons install issue

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sls18
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add ons install issue

Post by sls18 » 2019-06-25, 00:05

Whenever I go to install an add on, I never get an install option noted for the add on, it only shows "Only with Firefox -- Get Firefox now" instead of the install button. Please advise how to correct this. Thanks.

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Re: add ons install issue

Post by ron_1 » 2019-06-25, 00:57

If you're trying add-ons from Mozilla's site, they won't work because they are web extensions and Pale Moon does not support web extensions (and never will, Pale Moon is not Firefox). Are you aware there is a Pale Moon add-on site? Plus, most of the older Firefox non-web extension add-ons will work. See links below.

https://addons.palemoon.org/extensions/
http://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/

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Re: add ons install issue

Post by Night Wing » 2019-06-25, 01:00

The prompts you are getting are for Firefox "webextensions" and Pale Moon does not run these type of addons. In other words, you're looking in the wrong place. The addons you are looking at are for Quantum Firefox version 57 and up.

Try the link below.

https://addons.palemoon.org/extensions/

Or the legacy addons that Firefox and Pale used.

https://web.archive.org/web/20160305010 ... S/firefox/
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Re: add ons install issue

Post by sls18 » 2019-06-25, 01:57

thanks for replies, found just what i needed at legacy collection site..

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