[K12OSN] Firefox Default Home Page
nadavkav at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 19:23:33 UTC 2008
- manipulate the user.js in main profile folder. (more info:
- set pref for all users from a *single* firefox.cfg file (
On 25/01/2008, Rob Owens <rowens at ptd.net> wrote:
> I think you could lock down the epiphany web browser using
> gconf-editor. As root run gconf-editor and go to
> /apps/epiphany/general. There is a "homepage" key in the right panel. Edit
> that to be the page that you want, then right-click that key and choose "set
> as mandatory". That should do it. Then if you want you can remove firefox
> or change the permissions so that students can't run it.
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 08:00:52AM -0800, Mel Wade wrote:
> > I know we have batted this topic around before, but I'm really needing
> > find an final solution.
> > In my lab it is really important that we lock the Firefox home page so
> > we can supply links to the services of our library for our students. So
> > my understanding is that I can create a skel file that would set the
> > beginning preference for users but then they can change them after that.
> > Would a cron task correct any user change?
> > Is there any way we can create a lockable file that all users point to
> > this information?
> > --
> > Mel Wade
> > "The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do." -
> > Skinner
> > http://www.melwade.com
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