Issue: No Copper since FF 50
Since version 50, Firefox simply forwards all schemes to the default handler, that is, search. Also FireFTP and other extensions show this problem. Even non-protocol related add-ons show strange behavior in my browser (e.g., All-in-One Sidebar).
Quick fix: Set
Info: Copper for Google Chrome
Copper is now also available for the Chrome browser: Copper (Cu4Cr)
Copper (Cu) CoAP user-agent
A Firefox add-on to browse the Internet of Things
How to integrate the Copper sources into Firefox:
- Get the sources from Github:
- Add a text file named
email@example.com your extension directory of your profile:
- Write the path to the Copper sources (i.e., the directory that contains
chrome.manifest) with (back)slash at the end to the file (e.g.,
- Since Firefox 43 you need to allow unsigned add-ons by opening about:config and setting
- Restart Firefox.
- Optionally use about:config with the filter "copper" to clean up old configurations.
Copper should show up in the add-ons list. You can now enter CoAP URIs (e.g., coap://californium.eclipse.org/) into the address bar and will have a user interface to interact with the CoAP resources on a server. The detailed log output is available through the rectangular button on the top right, next to the preferences button.