Does sugar web browser support extensions?

Samuel Klein at
Thu Aug 23 17:50:16 EDT 2007

Who was doing that earlier work?  I would specifically like to find a
way to get google gears to work under these circumstances, as a
broadly useful open source project that has been well received and
that is being used for many new applications online to make them fast


On 8/17/07, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpgritti at> wrote:
> On 8/17/07, Kleber Infante <corujito at> wrote:
> > Dan,
> >
> > I want to know better about the sugar web browser and learn how to create
> > extensions for it (port some firefox extension too).
> >
> > I installed firefox2 in my XO emulated and I think every extension (addons)
> > will work fine there (google bar works fine), but I think firefox2 is not
> > the default browser and it will be a large software (size) to have installed
> > in the real laptop (am I right?).
> >
> > Web activity is in python and you wrote that I should use pyxpcom.
> > Can you tell me something about pyxpcom?
> >
> You can use javascript just fine. The main problem is that most
> firefox extensions try to modify the XUL user interface (which doesn't
> exist in the Sugar web activity).
> I know that people managed to get firefox extensions which doesn't
> modify the xul UI to run under epiphany/galeon in the past. I don't
> know exactly how they did that but something similar should also work
> for our web activity.
> Marco
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