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Re: Firefox extension: TorButton
On Tue, March 7, 2006 20:43, Scott Squires wrote:
> I have written/adapated a firefox extension that provides a 1-click way
> for users to enable or disable tor. It adds a panel to the statusbar that
> says "Tor Enabled" (in green) or "Tor Disabled" (in red). The user may
> click on the panel to toggle the status. If the user (or some other
> extension) changes the proxy settings, the change is automatically
> reflected in the statusbar.
> The extension also includes a button which the user can add to the
> toolbar. It apparently is considered bad design for a firefox extension
> to automatically add a button to a user's toolbar, so I added the
> statusbar panel. It might not be as natural to click the statusbar, but
> it is easier to see, and it has a tooltip to make it more clear.
> I have tested it with Firefox 1.5, and I hope it also works with older
> versions but I don't have any to test it with. Firefox extensions can be
> installed by windows software installers by adding a registry key, so this
> could be distributed in the Tor/Privoxy combo installer. See this page
> for details:
> If you would like to try it out, TorButton 1.0 can be downloaded from
> (BTW, XPIs are simply zips of the extension soucecode.)
> If Firefox doesn't ask you if you if you want to install it, choose "open
> file" from the file menu and open it that way, it should then prompt you
> whether you want to install it.
cool your extension ilike it
but you have to leave my settings
no proxy for ....