It's a CLI utility, so I don't know if it will run from the GUI or not.
As for the profile thing, you need 50 beans, which are posts in the support area in order to edit your avatar/signature. This was done to help reduce spam.
I know this is a few days late, but I just found something interesting. In firefox I have an entry in the 'about:config' section that refers to a google website
apparently its used to help make sure our browsing is 'safe'