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Old 03-08-2006, 12:45 PM   #1
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Question not changeable start page in firefox !?


since some time last month, i have http://www.arizona.edu/ everytime i open firefox.
- i have never been to this web site before
- i do not care about studying in arizona. it surely is a nice place, but i had enough of studying, thanks a lot.
- in my preference settings, there is another home site that has nothing to do with the arizona university (for example google.de)


i really have no idea where this is coming from, but it's starting to really ennoy me. can it be an extension (tab mix plus)?
how can i get rid of it?

thanks a lot in advance
fred
 
Old 03-08-2006, 02:00 PM   #2
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Need more info.

Are you using one of those Desklett thingys? (gdesklets etc...)

I used to get the same thing using gdesklets. I had to edit the link so that it said "firefox" and not "firefox -u"
 
Old 03-08-2006, 03:38 PM   #3
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this is definitely the fatal truth!
i had a look at the link in the menu desklet... it was firefox %u... changing it to firefox did the trick...

thanks a lot
if all my linux problems were so easy and quick to solve *sigh*

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