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    Locking down Firefox on Ubuntu

    Can anyone offer some help on locking down Firefox on Ubuntu. I want to force a particular proxy, homepage and not allow bookmarks. I followed a Windows guide and ended up with a Mozilla.cfg file, under Windows this file is placed where the .exe lives but in Ubuntu the binary is in /usr/bin and the prefs files are in .mozilla and I'm not sure where to place the file and if it works in *nix.

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    Re: Locking down Firefox on Ubuntu

    I found that for locking the proxy and homepage setting you need to edit a mozilla.txt file to read something like:

    //
    lockPref("app.update.enabled", false);
    lockPref("network.proxy.http", "10.40.0.6");
    lockPref("network.proxy.http_port", 3128);
    lockPref("network.proxy.type", 1);
    lockPref("network.proxy.no_proxies_on", "localhost, 127.0.0.1, 10.40.0.0/8");
    lockPref("network.proxy.share_proxy_settings", true);
    lockPref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://10.40.0.4");

    then convert the file to byteshift 13 at http://www.alain.knaff.lu/%7Eaknaff/...gi/byteshf.cgi
    rename the mozilla.cfg file to firefox.cfg and copy it to /usr/lib/firefox

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