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noboru fujihira
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Redistribute Firefox PortableESR folder

When you start the installer, "Portable Portable folder" is created.
I'd like to change the settings, archive it and redistribute it to customers, are there any problems?

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John T. Haller
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Not Permitted

Our Firefox packages can only be redistributed unmodified. If you would like to modify and redistribute, you can either recompile it without the Firefox name (or possibly recompile as a Firefox community edition depending on changes and your lawyer's reading of the license) or get explicit permission from Mozilla. Note that if you are changing things like homepage or adding extensions, I don't think you will get permission to do so.

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understood

Thank you for answering.
I thought about redistributing Firefox PortableESR without changing it.

I want to make installation unnecessary.

Firefox PortableESR folder will be created after executing the installer.
I am planning to archive and redistribute this Firefox PortableESR folder without changing it.
It is recognition that there is no problem if this distribution method.
Is there a difference in recognition?

Please excuse my poor English.

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Not Permitted

Mozilla only permits Firefox to be redistributed in the binary installers they release unless they specifically grant you permission. PortableApps.com has permission for our specific binary packages but that right doesn't extend to third parties to repackage it. You can distribute our unmodified digitally signed Firefox Portable ESR PAF installers but you can't take the files out and then redistribute those even if no changes are made unless you get express permission from Mozilla.

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Thank you for answering

We discussed in the company
I decided to distribute the Firefox Portable ESR PAF installer as it is.

Thank you for your advice

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Out of curiosity, have you considered distributing the PortableApps.com Platform? It'll automatically update Firefox ESR for your clients and you can have other apps in it as well. We even have low-fee options to add your logo, website, etc.

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Proposed Thank you

The reason I tried FireFox Portable is because some customers refused to install FireFox.

Proposed Thank you.
We discussed in the company.

Since it is still in its initial stage, we will distribute the Firefox Portable ESR PAF installer as it is.

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