setting browser.search.defaultenginename in distribution.ini does not have effect

Bug #1299855 reported by Aron Xu on 2014-03-30
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntukylin-default-settings
Undecided
Unassigned
firefox (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Chris Coulson
ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

setting browser.search.defaultenginename in distribution.ini does not have effect, but this is the advertised way to change default search engine to something else.

Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2014-03-30
Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Jack Yu (jackyu) on 2014-04-02
tags: added: trusty ubuntukylin
Jack Yu (jackyu) wrote :

Do we have any candidate solution?

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in ubuntukylin-default-settings (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

It simplifies software contents, bug fixing or development.

Changed in ubuntukylin-default-settings (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Aron Xu (happyaron)
Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2014-04-10
no longer affects: ubuntukylin-default-settings (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
assignee: Aron Xu (happyaron) → nobody
Aron Xu (happyaron) on 2014-04-11
Changed in ubuntukylin-default-settings:
status: New → Won't Fix
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

This may be an issue with Firefox no longer respecting the the changes or distribution.ini file.

Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Chris, do you if things changed on the firefox side?

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)
Changed in ubuntu-defaults-builder (Ubuntu):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → nobody
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