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browser: editable about:config [released]

asked 2014-01-05 18:06:44 +0300

ortylp gravatar image

One can access about:config page, but I could not make any changes.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by nthn
close date 2014-12-23 14:01:18.420814

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It is currently possible to make changes to the configuration by dropping an appropriate user.js file into /home/nemo/.moziila/mozembed/ . This directory is visible when the Jolla is attached to a computer so developer mode isn't actually required. You should however be careful when editing this file as you could in principle do something bad to the browser. See http://kb.mozillazine.org/User.js_file for syntax.

steph ( 2014-01-05 19:18:52 +0300 )edit
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@steph This is helpful as a workaround, but I am asking for editable (from gecko UI) about:config

ortylp ( 2014-01-05 19:59:00 +0300 )edit

Thank you for the workaround, managed to enable TLS 1.2 in the browser with a user.js file.

It would still be nice to be able to use the about:config page.

vasavr ( 2014-02-05 20:21:02 +0300 )edit
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After the 1.0.4.20 update accessing the about:config would stuck at the ''warranty void page.

gexc ( 2014-03-18 12:19:48 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-12-23 14:01:02 +0300

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about:config works now.

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Perfect, thank you Jolla Team :-)

ced117 ( 2014-12-24 13:36:32 +0300 )edit

Doesn't seem to work with SFOS 2.0.1.7, I can continue after warning page but on next page I can't use search and the list thar is shown is quite short. If I just choose "accept" from there, I return t the page which was open before writing that about:config to addressbar.

huuhaa ( 2016-03-08 11:47:47 +0300 )edit

You're right, it seems to be broken now. Best to make a new report for it.

nthn ( 2016-03-08 17:25:43 +0300 )edit

@megalith i tried with v2.0.0.10 and nothing changed when offline... it was just as unusable as before

misc11 ( 2016-03-09 21:48:09 +0300 )edit

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