Howto set browser.startup.homepage for all firefox users in Edubuntu?
lists.john at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 22:31:47 UTC 2007
In partial reply to myself I found this page:
Which worked fairly well, however users are still able to over-ride
these settings. I am really hoping for a way to make the homepage of
my choice immutable.
Is there any documentation that anyone is aware of anywhere about what
kinds of things one can do with the file /etc/firefox/pref/firefox.js
Your ideas are appreciated.
On 10/23/07, john <lists.john at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> I am running Edubuntu 7.04 and firefox 18.104.22.168+1-0ubuntu1
> I would like to know if there is a way to set browser.startup.homepage
> for all firefox users in Edubuntu?
> I have tried setting this option in /etc/firefox//pref/firefox.js
> by adding this line:
> defaultPref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.google.com");
> I've also tried to find something in /usr/lib/firefox
> I've also looked at the directions listed here:
> http://mit.edu/%7Efirefox/www/maintainers/autoconfig.html but it
> doesn't appear that firefox under edubuntu ships with
> "enable-extensions=pref" enabled.
> Does anybody have a working solution for globally controlling firefox
> under Edubuntu 7.04.
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