I'd like to HELP Clem and Linux Mint

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I'd like to HELP Clem and Linux Mint

Postby ostheo » Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:54 am


I've read Clem's blog about Linux Mint generating some funds from Google search and thus the new tweaked version of Firefox. It includes tweaks for M$ users who would like to help Linux Mint generate more income. As of now I am using XP since Daryna KDE CE isn't out yet. So I would like to ask assistance on how to do the tweaks for M$. Below are the tweaks he wrote:

you can replace google.xml in program-files, mozilla, searchplugins (not sure of the exact location in Windows) with /usr/share/firefox/searchplugins/google.xml and add /usr/share/firefox/searchplugins/google_image.xml in the same place. Thanks :).

Please elaborate this in a way newbies can understand. Thanks! :D

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Re: I'd like to HELP Clem and Linux Mint

Postby Husse » Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:57 pm

The location is (I think - I've tweaked my system so I share profiles between XP and Mint, but I almost never use XP any more)
/Documents and Settings/User_name/Application Data/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/Random_Something.default/searchplugins
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