Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 47824
the first time it starts up, mozilla doesn't go to page specified in prefs
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
Create test user not used before.
(You end up on the Mozilla home page.)
Open edit->prefs->navigator. It has a "when navigator starts up" option.
It is on "home page". It has a "home page" option. It is on
Close mozilla. Re-start it.
It opens on the /usr/share/doc/HTML/index.html.
This is definitely a better place for users who may not have a net
connection up at first: but why is it heading out onto the net the
This is actually a feature. :)
Even more ironic, it's a feature that is actually broken in 0.9.2 so it will go
to the url that is specified in the home page right now. So this isn't a
problem with the 0.9.2 release rpms. I tested it out by renaming my .mozilla
directory and allowing it to create a new profile and it still went to correct
location on the local filesystem.
I suspect that you're using 0.9.1? Here's the checkin "fixing" this feature on
the 0.9.2 branch checked in after the 0.9.2 release was cut.
( For future releases, though, I will have to set
'browser.startup.homepage_override.1' to false in