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installing addons

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  • Last reply by cor-el

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I think the screenshot speaks for itself.

I am not even able to install add-ons from Firefox's own add-on site. Yes, I did check the security section. Even though was already on the whitelist, I went ahead and added to the whitelist and I still could not download any addon. I then turned off the warning, and it still would not let me install the addon. I also restarted firefox each time to confirm the change was saved.

Firefox 40.0.3 Windows 10 x64

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Modified by lifeofmessiah

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First, you need to read my post. It's a completely unrelated issue.

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thank you for reporting this issue, lifeofmessiah. it's a bug!

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Did you try installing that add-on directly from the Add-on website?

I can't verify it will install from AMO, didn't try it there - I use NoScript for XSS attack protection.

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This seems to be some kind of framing security issue. On the panel with the green "Add to Firefox" button, if you right-click > This Frame > Open Frame in New Tab, then it works in the new tab. That probably will take some time to fix.

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oh i missed a verified bug reported from philipp sorry for the long and unrelated post.

Modified by user1241316

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Do you see the site on the about:permissions page?

Try to save the XPI file on the Add-ons site (right-click: Save Link As) and install the extension by dragging the file in a Firefox tab (windows).

You can inspect and manage permissions for the domain in the currently selected tab via these steps:

  • Click the "Site Identity Button" (globe/padlock) on the location/address bar
  • Click "More Information" to open "Tools > Page Info" with the Security tab selected

Go to the Permissions tab (Tools > Page Info > Permissions) to check the permissions for the domain in the currently selected tab.