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How to automatically initialize Firefox immediately after installation

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I am installing Firefox from the Fedora YUM repositories via Kickstart. After installation, the .mozilla directory and its subdirectories do not exist. Although I have the Firefox configuration files I want to install, I don't have a place to put them. And since Firefox seems to create a .mozilla/firefox/*default directory with a random name, I can't easily just create the directory and then insert my files. Is there a way to make this fully automatic?

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You can place files in the default template folder (/defaults/profile) in the Firefox program folder to make them appear automatically in a new profile..

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You can place files in the default template folder (/defaults/profile) in the Firefox program folder to make them appear automatically in a new profile..

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Thank you. Is this "defaults" behavior documented somewhere? I'd love to read more about it. (I don't care about the user.js file.)

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Some information is listed in this old archived file (link in the External links section in http://kb.mozillazine.org/user.js_file)