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Old 24th May 2005, 02:01 PM
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Firefox 1.0.4 and Search Engines

I'm unable to add new Search Engines in the top right corner. I'm trying to add engines from http://mycroft.mozdev.org/download.html but nothing happens - they don't appear in the list and no error messages.

I'm using FC3 - Firefox 1.0.4

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Old 24th May 2005, 02:48 PM
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There was a previous post dealing with this. See:

The problem is with the write permisions for the search engine folder located at:

A quick way, but a way that makes that folder writable by all users, would be to change the permissions as follows:

su -
cd /usr/lib/firefox-1.0.4
chmod -R go+w searchplugins

You sould now be able to add search engines.

If you wanted to secure it after you have added you search engines you could change the permissions back with:

su -
cd /usr/lib/firefox-1.0.4
chmod -R go-w searchplugins
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Old 24th May 2005, 08:28 PM
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Thanks! It works.
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