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Phyrox portable app made with Portapps.
Run Mozilla Firefox as a portable app.

Latest version 71.0
Internal release 32
Last updated 2019/12/03
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Maintainer CrazyMax
Homepage https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox
License Mozilla Public License 2.0
Changelog CHANGELOG.md

Installation

Download and install the latest portable setup where you want then run phyrox-portable.exe.

If you have already installed Firefox from the original setup, move the following files :

  • %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*.default\* to data\profile\default

Then run phyrox-portable.exe and remove Firefox from your computer.

Upgrade

For an upgrade, simply download and install the latest portable setup.

Infos

Following a trademark violation report (#11) from Mozilla, Firefox portable has been named Phyrox portable on Portapps. Nothing changes except its name.

ESR (Extended Support Release) and Developer Edition are also available

Modifications

Some modifications have been made through policies to ensure portability:

  • Multilingual : All languages are included in app\langs and can be enabled in config file (see below).
  • Disable updater : Firefox updates are turned off.
  • Don’t check default browser : Stops Firefox from checking if it is the default browser at startup.
  • ‘Know your rights’: Don’t show on first run.
  • WhatsNew: Don’t show WhatsNew on first run after every update.
  • Profile: Profile path is overrided to data\profile folder (see below).

Configuration

Phyrox portable can be configured through the main YAML configuration file:

app:
  profile: default
  multiple_instances: false
  disable_telemetry: false
  disable_firefox_studies: false
  locale: en-US
  • profile : Name of the profile created in data\profile\<name> (default default)
  • multiple_instances : Allow multiple instances (default false)
  • disable_telemetry : If enabled, Firefox telemetry is not uploaded (default false)
  • disable_firefox_studies : If enabled, Firefox will never run SHIELD studies or do Heartbeat surveys. (default false)
  • locale : Locale located in app\langs can be used to change UI language without .xpi extension (default en-US).

Known issues

Here is the list of known issues with this portapp:

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