#firefox

Spent entirely too much time today trying to cleanly (declaratively, #Nix-ily) have #firefox set up with my preferred prefs and extensions, before eventually giving up and writing a small Python program to hack it.

I don't actually speak Python, I suspect this is obvious to anyone reading it that does.

https://gist.github.com/telent/05acc76ba53634ccc4b873a400326dde

(Usage notes: it sets the toolkit.policies.perUserDir pref to make firefox look for policies.json in /run/user/$UID somewhere instead of in its own lib directory - because that's readonly on Nix. Then it writes the policy json in that place. One should note that /run is ephemeral, so probably need to run this on every login)

configure-firefox.py

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