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lockprefs for firefox 6 mac

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we need as a university to lock some prefs on lab machines have made the following files in /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/ firefox.cfg

// Keywords are case sensitive - get them wrong and firefox
// will whinge about a config error and not load.
//
// pref		: user can override for current session
// defaultPref  : user can override permanently
// lockPref     : user can't change

// set home page - this doesn't work very well as a default so
// we use ./browserconfig.properties to set instead
//defaultPref("browser.startup.page", 1);
//defaultPref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://ourhomepage/");

// disable firefox welcome page on 1st run or upgrades
lockPref("browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone", "ignore");

// tabs
defaultPref("browser.tabs.warnOnClose", false);
defaultPref("browser.tabs.autoHide", false)

// downloads
defaultPref("browser.download.useDownloadDir", false);


// disable the proxy settings
lockPref("network.proxy.type", 0);

// security
lockPref("xpinstall.whitelist.required", true);

// cache size
lockPref("browser.cache.disk.capacity", 5000);

// flush cache on exit
lockPref("privacy.sanitize.sanitizeOnShutdown", true);
lockPref("privacy.sanitize.promptOnSanitize", false);
lockPref("privacy.item.cache", true);
pref("privacy.item.history", false);
pref("privacy.item.downloads", false);
pref("privacy.item.formdata", false);
pref("privacy.item.cookies", false);
pref("privacy.item.passwords", false);
pref("privacy.item.sessions", false);


// disable updates
lockPref("app.update.enabled", false);
lockPref("extensions.update.enabled", false);
lockPref("browser.search.update", false);

// disable anti-phishing/malware (NH20101103)
// workaround the crap google database download
// that creams the nfs homespace server
lockPref("browser.safebrowsing.enabled", false);
lockPref("browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled", false);


and a browser config

browserconfig.properties > ^^v????browser.startup.homepage=http://ourhomepage

browser.startup.homepage_reset=http://ourhomepage

and also created dir greprefs with

_config.js

pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0);
pref("general.config.filename", "firefox.cfg");
we need as a university to lock some prefs on lab machines have made the following files in /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/ firefox.cfg <pre><nowiki>// Keywords are case sensitive - get them wrong and firefox // will whinge about a config error and not load. // // pref : user can override for current session // defaultPref : user can override permanently // lockPref : user can't change // set home page - this doesn't work very well as a default so // we use ./browserconfig.properties to set instead //defaultPref("browser.startup.page", 1); //defaultPref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://ourhomepage/"); // disable firefox welcome page on 1st run or upgrades lockPref("browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone", "ignore"); // tabs defaultPref("browser.tabs.warnOnClose", false); defaultPref("browser.tabs.autoHide", false) // downloads defaultPref("browser.download.useDownloadDir", false); // disable the proxy settings lockPref("network.proxy.type", 0); // security lockPref("xpinstall.whitelist.required", true); // cache size lockPref("browser.cache.disk.capacity", 5000); // flush cache on exit lockPref("privacy.sanitize.sanitizeOnShutdown", true); lockPref("privacy.sanitize.promptOnSanitize", false); lockPref("privacy.item.cache", true); pref("privacy.item.history", false); pref("privacy.item.downloads", false); pref("privacy.item.formdata", false); pref("privacy.item.cookies", false); pref("privacy.item.passwords", false); pref("privacy.item.sessions", false); // disable updates lockPref("app.update.enabled", false); lockPref("extensions.update.enabled", false); lockPref("browser.search.update", false); // disable anti-phishing/malware (NH20101103) // workaround the crap google database download // that creams the nfs homespace server lockPref("browser.safebrowsing.enabled", false); lockPref("browser.safebrowsing.malware.enabled", false);</nowiki></pre> and a browser config browserconfig.properties > ^^v????browser.startup.homepage=http://ourhomepage browser.startup.homepage_reset=http://ourhomepage and also created dir greprefs with _config.js<br /> pref("general.config.obscure_value", 0); pref("general.config.filename", "firefox.cfg");

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If it isn't working then place the file _config.js in the default/prefs folder where you also find channel-prefs.js

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If it isn't working then place the file _config.js in the default/prefs folder where you also find channel-prefs.js

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thanks

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/Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/defaults/pref/

Ti ṣàtúnṣe nípa u0012754

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lockprefs now works THANKS