B2g-installer and Firefox Desktop Nightly


(Erable) #1

I want to install b2g-installer addon. I follow this tutorial :
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/B2G_OS/Building_and_installing_B2G_OS/B2G_installer_add-on#Installation

If I use Firefox 47 on my ubuntu 16.04 64 bits, addon see my phone (adb too) but b2g-installer says : “This addon is only targetting Firefox Nightly builds.”

If I use Firefox Desktop Nightly (version 50),
about:b2g-installer : "The address isn’t valid" (addon is installed) :


(Lissyx) #2

Currently nightly is broken: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1279947 There are other pending patches before making a new release @TitanNano


(Lissyx) #3

Please use the VM linked on MDN in the meantime.


(Erable) #4

Thanks. :slight_smile:

I’ll upload the VM and use it.


(Erable) #5

“Your device has succesfully installed Firefox OS!” :slight_smile:

I tested my blobfree for nexus 5 (android-lolilop-hammerhead-lmy48b-factory-596bb9c1) and it works well.

I increased memory to the VM for it to work (512MB is too small). In addition, I also disable the automatic updates for Firefox nightly .


#6

can somebody with a recognized device test if the Browse button on b2g-installer works?
Im not able to browse (if i click on the button nothing happens) that prevents to test a self made blob free dist…