[openbox] Firefox add-on popups

Ian Zimmerman itz at buug.org
Tue Mar 29 21:24:38 EDT 2016

On 2016-03-29 21:05 -0400, Jim Rees wrote:

> This may or may not be openbox related. I've got a few firefox add-ons
> that add a button to the nav bar. The idea is you click on this button
> to bring up a popup window to set preferences or manage some other
> aspect of the add-on. Ublock origin is an example. But I don't get the
> popup; I click on the button and nothing happens. I suspect that's
> because I'm not running a desktop, just an X server and
> openbox. Firefox may be depending on some gnome misfeature that I
> don't have. So probably not openbox related, but I wonder if anyone
> here knows why this is happening and how to fix it.

It would help to know which add-on it is, and perhaps to see a
screenshot of it when it does work.  libnotify seems to be a popular way
of doing such things, do you have it installed?

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