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bug#35301: Guix's Eolie pushes google.com as default search and home pag
bug#35301: Guix's Eolie pushes google.com as default search and home page
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 04:07:42 +0200
After installing the eolie Web browser from Guix and opening it
for the first time, it immediately loads www.google.com. This was
an unpleasant surprise to me (I lead a sheltered life) and I
consider it a bug.
From cursory source-pokin's it seems pretty trivial to change the
default start page to guix.info or about:blank.
However, www.google.com is also used as the default search engine
when the user mistypes a URL or searches from the navigation bar.
Not good! There doesn't seem to be a way to disable that, only to
change the providers.
Built-in alternatives are DuckDuckGo and Qwant. Are they any
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