How to Use Mozilla Firefox, Portable with flash plugin
Make your firefox portable:
Download the latest release of Firefox and unpack it on your usb device: http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/
my_directory/firefox/browser/plugins (firefox 22+).
Add a short link to your installed flash-plugin binary (
libflasplayer.so). It's usually in
Optionally: Download the UNIX version of the flash-plugin binary from adobe.com and copy it from the archive. Please remember: the flash-plugin is a binary file, no compilation process is needed!
Create a simple shortcut:
Here's my startup.sh that I have placed on my usb device (
$PWD is the current directory, firefox has been unpacked into
"$PWD/firefox_x64/firefox" -no-remote -profile
Run firefox with command line to create a new profile:
You can create a new profile with the
-P command as shown below.
I've created my profile inside
USB_DEVICE/.mozilla/firefox. This is Mozilla's default folder skeletton for application settings (like seamonkey, thunderbird or B2G).
./firefox -no-remote -P
How does it work?
Works like a charm. You can use the same profile on both, linux + windows.
How to use the profile within windows:
For Windows just use the Portable Firefox from portableapps.com and add the
-profile command to the executable