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+PreRequisite
+===============
+
+* Firefox
+* Python
+* Git
+* make
+
+Getting setup
+=====================
+
+To pull and run openwebapps addon:
+
+ git clone https://github.com/mozilla/openwebapps
+ cd openwebapps
+ make pull
+ make run
+
+You can build an xpi:
+
+ make xpi
+
+You can run the tests:
+
+ make test
+
+
+If you want to run (using make run) in a specific profile:
+
+ OWA_PROFILE=/path/to/firefox/profile make run
+
+Tests cannot be run in a specific profile.
+
+
+Prepare your firefox profile
+-----------------------------
+
+You probably want a test firefox profile so open up the [Profile Manager](http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_manager).
+
+In the Mac:
+
+ /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox -ProfileManager
+
+On Windows:
+
+ firefox.exe -P
+
+In the profile manager, create a profile with the name `fxsharetest`, then exit the profile manager.
+
+Repository Layout
+===================
+
This is an experiment around installable web applications. What
you'll find here:

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