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Links to local filesystems on recent firefox versions without extensions(78+)

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Hello, So I've been trying to activate local links which would open a local directory in file explorer. I'm trying to do this on a wiki based on MediaWiki running on a local Nginx sever(laragon). The links work as intended on IE, i.e, I click on the link and it opens a file explorer window with the linked directory. However nothing happens when I click on the link using Firefox. Instead I get this error message :

   Security Error: Content at may not load or link to file://///.../directory.

I have tried adding these lines to prefs.js but it didn't have any effect : user_pref("capability.policy.policynames", "localfilelinks"); user_pref("capability.policy.localfilelinks.sites","http://localhost"); user_pref("capability.policy.localfilelinks.checkloaduri.enabled", "allAccess");

Is there any possible workaround to activate local links without using an extension?

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