Lucid changes to Firefox default search provider

Celeste Lyn Paul celeste at
Tue Jan 26 20:14:48 GMT 2010

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Rick Spencer
<rick.spencer at> wrote:
> Why?
> I am pursuing this change because Canonical has negotiated a revenue
> sharing deal with Yahoo! and this revenue will help Canonical to provide
> developers and resources to continue the open development of Ubuntu and
> the Ubuntu Platform. This change will help provide these resources as
> well as continuing to respect our user's default search across Firefox.

Since Google is the current default, will the switch to Yahoo only
have an effect on new installs?

Celeste Lyn Paul
KDE Usability Project
KDE e.V. Board of Directors

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