[Bug 690718] [NEW] Firefox en-GB locale uses google.com for search

Hugh Warrington 690718 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Dec 15 16:15:59 UTC 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox

Current behaviour:

1) Start Firefox
2) Press ctrl-k, type e.g. 'laptop' and hit enter
3) You are taken to a page of google.com search results, including links to US-only stores, shopping results with prices in dollars etc.

Correct behaviour:

You are taken to google.co.uk, and correctly localised results are

Extra info:

See http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1354830#4 for a workaround.

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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