How to install FireSheep on Linux

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What is FireSheep ?

Come on damn.. Its not new! :-D Its an old firefox addon. I am explaining it here for how can you use or install it on Linux.

Lets start ;

Taking Checkout from the repository :

git clone https://github.com/codebutler/firesheep.git

Output :

Initialized empty Git repository in /root/firesheep/.git/
remote: Counting objects: 1020, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (605/605), done.
remote: Total 1020 (delta 589), reused 770 (delta 402)
Receiving objects: 100% (1020/1020), 5.48 MiB | 123 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (589/589), done.

cd firesheep/
git submodule update --init

Output :

Output :Submodule ‘backend/deps/http-parser’ (git://github.com/ry/http-parser.git) registered for path ‘backend/deps/http-parser’
Initialized empty Git repository in /root/firesheep/backend/deps/http-parser/.git/
remote: Counting objects: 815, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (328/328), done.
remote: Total 815 (delta 549), reused 735 (delta 483)
Receiving objects: 100% (815/815), 185.18 KiB | 95 KiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (549/549), done.
Submodule path ‘backend/deps/http-parser’: checked out ’459507f534c807d8ba741730fbc36d4b93b133c1′

Dependencies :

apt-get install libpcap-dev xulrunner-1.9.2-dev libboost-all-dev libtool libhal-dev autoconf

Compilation :

./autogen.sh
make

DONE!

How to Load it into Firefox?

firefox build/firesheep.xpi

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