Lucid changes to Firefox default search provider
rick.spencer at canonical.com
Fri Feb 5 18:22:25 GMT 2010
On Fri, 2010-02-05 at 19:16 +0100, petr bug wrote:
> On 5 February 2010 16:53, David A. Cobb <superbiskit at cox.net> wrote:
> > Above all, never never compromise the principle that the user is the one to
> > say what her experience should look like -- no matter what marketing choices
> > Canonical gets involved in.
> In principle, user is in charge of ~1 million settings. Obviously user
> cannot set everything, distro or upstream has to decide a defaults.
> Why is this one an exception? Yahoo does searching, Google does
> searching. Some people prefer one, some the other, many do not care.
> The setting can be altered anyway on the usual place (Edit,
> Preferences, quite discoverable).
I agree with your point. To be totally clear, it's actually quite a bit
easier to change your default search provider. It's a simple matter of
pulling it from the drop down in the upper right of Firefox.
More information about the ubuntu-desktop