Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

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Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by tinkerer » 2021-11-09, 06:00

I installed Greasemonkey for Pale Moon (3.31.4) and downloaded three scripts from
greasyfork.org. All scripts were less than six months old. I deliberately selected less
complex scripts as a test for Greasemonkey. Nothing happened. The scripts failed
to run.

https://github.com/janekptacijarabaci/g ... 3.31.4Fork

I enabled one script at a time. The other two were always disabled. I've used numerous
extensions (add-ons) with several browsers. I can't remember another extension that
simply did nothing.

Unless other forum members experienced the same problem with Greasemonkey, finding
the cause and solution will almost be impossible.

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by vannilla » 2021-11-09, 07:50

Are you sure the scripts are working in the first place?
Maybe they are broken for some unrelated issue.

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by back2themoon » 2021-11-09, 13:55

For the scripts I use, GM 3.31.4 works fine. As vannilla said, it depends on each userscript. You did not say which scripts you are talking about.

Not all scripts will work with this GM version, and not all scripts will work at all with any GM version.

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by RoestVrijStaal » 2022-01-06, 21:32

I'm not able to verify it (yet) for 100%. But a few weeks ago I crossed upon this problem on Windows as well.

It turns out the used base64'ed @icon of the script was too big.

Removing it or converting the @icon's content from base64 to binary image file, resizing it with an image editor, and convert the edited image to base64 and paste it again in the @icon meta tag did the job.

Strangely the problem did not occur on Linux (or I've already edited the same script in the past and didn't install my modified version on my Windows machine).

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by Goodydino » 2022-01-14, 00:41

I am using Greasemonkey 3.8 with Pale Moon as well as SeaMonkey. It works for both. I did have to bump up the max version in install.rdf for the target applications for both.

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by moonbat » 2022-01-14, 01:31

Goodydino wrote:
2022-01-14, 00:41
I am using Greasemonkey 3.8 with Pale Moon as well as SeaMonkey. It works for both. I did have to bump up the max version in install.rdf for the target applications for both.
There's no need to do that with the old Firefox version when there's already a forked version for Pale Moon.
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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by Goodydino » 2022-01-14, 20:42

That old version caused problems for me, and that was why I used the same version as SeaMonkey is using.

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by sidology » 2022-01-15, 00:27

Goodydino wrote:
2022-01-14, 20:42
the same version as SeaMonkey is using.
Are you talking about this?

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Re: Greasemonkey Extension Does Nothing

Unread post by Goodydino » 2022-01-15, 18:43

No. I mean this:
caa:addon/greasemonkey/versions?page=1#version-3.8
I use that version for both SeaMonkey and White Star (Pale Moon for Mac). I had to edit install.rdf for both and also chrome.manifest for SeaMonkey to get it to install.

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