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Creating a Skin for Firefox/Getting Started

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Title:
Creating a Skin for Firefox/Getting Started
Creating a Skin for Firefox/Getting Started
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Creating_a_Skin_for_Firefox//Getting_Started
Creating_a_Skin_for_Firefox//Getting_Started
Tags:
Add-ons, Themes
Add-ons, Themes
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n10    <h4 name="Extract_Theme">n
11      Extract Theme
12    </h4>
t14      While you can hypothetically begin with any theme already dt11      <img alt="Image:Example.jpg" src="File:en/Media_Gallery/Exa
>esigned for Firefox, for the sake of consistency we'll speak as t>mple.jpg">
>hough everyone is editing Winstripe (default Firefox theme). This 
> is located in the file <tt>classic.jar</tt> found in the Firefox 
> installation directory. A .jar file is in reality a renamed zip  
>archive. Opening the .jar files in your archive manager of choice 
> should result in the file being automatically detected as being  
>a zip archive. However, if your application doesn't detect <tt>cl 
>assic.jar</tt> as a standard zip archive, rename the file <tt>cla 
>ssic.zip</tt> and continue extraction. 
15    </p>
16    <h5 name="Classic.jar_locations">
17      Classic.jar locations
18    </h5>
19    <p>
20      <b>Linux:</b> /usr/lib/MozillaFirefox/chrome/classic.jar
21    </p>
22    <p>
23      <b>Windows:</b> \Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\chrome\class
>ic.jar 
24    </p>
25    <p>
26      <b>For Mac OS X:</b>
27    </p>
28    <ul>
29      <li>Go to your applications folder
30      </li>
31      <li>Control click application icon(Firefox icon), choose Sh
>ow Package Contents. 
32      </li>
33      <li>Go to contents/MacOS/Chrome/classic.jar
34      </li>
35    </ul>
36    <p>
37      Copy <tt>classic.jar</tt> to another easily accessible fold
>er -- <tt>Classic</tt> is recommended -- extract the contents of  
>that folder, being sure to maintain the directory structure. 

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