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This distribution supports the Mozilla Firefox with eBay Companion initiative.


System Requirements

  • Platorms: Linux, Mac, Win32
  • Locales: de, en-GB, en-US, fr


No modifications from the default.

Bookmark Toolbar

  • Firefox Defaults

Bookmark Menu

  • Firefox Defaults

Search Plug-in

  • Firefox Defaults

Location Bar Search

  • Firefox Defaults

Home page

  • Firefox Defaults

First-run page

This distribution uses a customized first-run page of:

This first-run page is defined using the localized "startup.homepage_welcome_url" preference.

Additional Extensions or themes?

This distribution will bundle the eBay Sidebar for Firefox. This extension adds a navigation icon to the navbar and a sidebar. Please see the information on for more information.

Distribution Information

The following distribution identifiers will be used for the Mozilla Firefox wth eBay Companion. These identifiers are visible by selecting "About Firefox" from the "Help" menu on Windows and Linux, and the "Firefox" menu on Mac. This information is set in the "Global" section of the distribution.ini file.

Distribution ID: ebay
Distribution Version: 2.0
Distribution Description: Mozilla Firefox with eBay Sidebar

AUS, Updates & Upgrades

Customized distributions use a separate AUS channel to facilitate updates of custom content. For updates that do not affect customized settings, Firefox update (AUS2) has been configured so that when a request comes that starts with a channel named "release-cck-*", it will fallback and use the bits for channel name "release", which is the same as the default release. In normal cases partner updates will use this mechanism.

For this distribution, the AUS channel name is:


This channel name is set using the a value of "ebay" for the "app.partner.ebay" preference.


# eBay Companion Distribution Configuration File

about=Mozilla Firefox with eBay Sidebar



Version History

Firefox 3

Firefox distribution.ini eBay Sidebar Bug Test results Status
3.0.9 1.6 1.6.10 bug 489232 Test pass with QA
3.0.10 1.6 1.6.10 bug 490295 Test pass back to kev
3.5 1.7 1.6.11 bug 501733