how to set default "home page" for all users in firefox

Craig Szymanski cszymanski at
Fri Sep 7 12:38:04 BST 2007

 Hi Phillip,
 ----- "Philipp Hanselmann" <philipp at> wrote:
 > Craig Szymanski schrieb:
 > > ----- "john" <lists.john at> wrote:
 > >
 > >
 > I did it like this:
 >    killall -q firefox-bin &
 >     echo 'lockPref("app.update.enabled", false);
 >     defaultPref("browser.startup.homepage",
 > "");
 >     lockPref("browser.startup.homepage",
 > >
 > /usr/lib/firefox/firefox.cfg
 I believe that when there are package updates to firefox that the
 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox.cfg file has a good chance of being
 I used to edit: /usr/lib/firefox/greprefs/all.js with proxy
 information and adjust a few other things and noticed that each time
 there was an update to firefox my changes were gone.


Craig Szymanski
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