Building Pale Moon: Git Sources

These instructions are for building Pale Moon 28.9.* to from RPMO.


  • Git Client
  • Target OS Dependencies

Getting the source

The Older Pale Moon source code along with the Unified XUL Platform source code are available on our self-hosted Gitea instance.

This method will assume you are going to create a directory on your C: drive or in your home directory, depending on the system, called

. You can, of course, put the source code anywhere you want as long as the path does not contain any spaces.

Using git

  • Install git and open a Git Bash prompt, and change directory to the desired source location, e.g.
    cd /location-you-picked/palemoon-source/
  • Execute the following commands:
    git clone ./
    git submodule init && git submodule update
    git checkout release && git submodule update
  • Close Git Bash and proceed to the "Build instructions" below.

Build instructions

Please see the relevant instructions for your intended Target OS.

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