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:mod:`mozinstall` --- Install and uninstall Gecko-based applications
mozinstall is a small python module with several convenience methods
useful for installing and uninstalling a gecko-based application
(e.g. Firefox) on the desktop.
Simple example
import mozinstall
import tempfile
tempdir = tempfile.mkdtemp()
firefox_dmg = 'firefox-38.0a1.en-US.mac.dmg'
install_folder = mozinstall.install(src=firefox_dmg, dest=tempdir)
binary = mozinstall.get_binary(install_folder, 'Firefox')
# from here you can execute the binary directly
# ...
API Documentation
.. automodule:: mozinstall
:members: is_installer, install, get_binary, uninstall,
InstallError, InvalidBinary, InvalidSource