Lucid changes to Firefox default search provider
rick.spencer at canonical.com
Tue Jan 26 22:46:05 GMT 2010
On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 17:36 -0500, Dan Trevino wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 4:08 PM, Rick Spencer
> <rick.spencer at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 15:14 -0500, Celeste Lyn Paul wrote:
> > Since Google is the current default, will the switch to
> Yahoo only
> > have an effect on new installs?
> No, this will effect upgrades if the computer is currently set
> Google. This is not because of anything special for this
> change. This is because Ubuntu always changes to new defaults
> for users
> who are on old defaults.
> However, if you are set to wikipedia as your search provider
> example) then that means that you are no longer using the
> default, so
> Ubuntu won't change you to the new default.
> Cheers, Rick
> During the upgrade, are users going to be notified about this change?
Outside of release notes, probably not. I don't think it will be much
different than other times that defaults are changed in Ubuntu.
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