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Address Bar Search Not Working

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Hi,

Firefox 84.0.1 (64-bit) on Linux Mint 18.3

I have the 'Use the address bar for search and navigation' option selected in settings but when I enter a search all I get is 'Hmm. That address doesn’t look right. Please check that the URL is correct and try again.'

Any ideas please?

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Could you double-check this setting:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste keyw and pause while the list is filtered

(3) If the keyword.enabled preference is bolded and has a value of false, double-click it to restore the default value of true

More info on about:config: Configuration Editor for Firefox.

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Could you double-check this setting:

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button accepting the risk.

(2) In the search box in the page, type or paste keyw and pause while the list is filtered

(3) If the keyword.enabled preference is bolded and has a value of false, double-click it to restore the default value of true

More info on about:config: Configuration Editor for Firefox.

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That fixed it, thank you

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