[CentOS] Change system-wide default configuration for FF and OO with /etc/skel

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Mon Nov 30 19:30:52 UTC 2009


At Mon, 30 Nov 2009 18:59:13 +0100 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> 
> Robert Heller a écrit :
> 
> > 
> > There is a file named 'prefs.js' in the
> > ~/.mozilla/firefox/<mumble>.default/ directory.  
> 
> Now this creates another problem. I manually tested this, and it works 
> ok. But when I try to work with /etc/skel, I have some unexpected 
> behaviour.
> 
> Say I put prefs.js in /etc/skel/.mozilla/firefox/yahonga.default
> 
> When I create my user, his ~/.mozilla now has two prefs.js files.
> 
> 1) in /etc/skel/.mozilla/firefox/yahonga.default
> 
> 2) in /etc/skel/.mozilla/firefox/yatahongaga.default
> 
> Now where does this catwalksonthekeyboard.default directory come from? 
> What is it possibly good for? And, more interestingly, how can I put my 
> user preferences under /etc/skel/.mozilla so Firefox actually finds them 
> without me having to jump through burning loops first?

I don't really know. You might not be able to use /etc/skel and instead
patch /usr/lib/firefox-<mumble>/defaults/profile/prefs.js instead as
part of the post-install/update of firefox.

> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Niki
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