Lucid changes to Firefox default search provider
gnomefreak at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 12:53:03 GMT 2010
On 01/26/10 17:46, Rick Spencer wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers, Rick
We should really have it somewhere users can see it outside of
release note or at the very least we should offer a comment
that points to release notes. Not many users read release
notes so they would never know and end up reporting bugs. that
is a lot of bugs to triage and set invalid.
Linux User# 414246
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