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This is a very simple example of the InstallTrigger object's principal method, startSoftwareUpdate, which takes a string representing the path to the XPI and installs that XPI on the local machine.

function triggerURL(url)
// get the url to the .xpi from either a form
// or text field entry. Then do:
... onclick="triggerURL(this.form.url.value);

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