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Breeze

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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 4:29 am

I made a new profile because FF just kept hanging.
Can someone please tell me how do I get all of my old search engines back?
I have them in my old profile.
Thank you!
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 5:10 am


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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 5:17 am

maybe you find some of those here
http://mycroftproject.com/

or create it there from scratch (easy)

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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 8:13 am

TY DanRaish, I'm working on it.
Brummelchen, yes, I like Mycroft!
Thank you both.
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 9:28 am

Here's one not listed: www.wolframalpha.com a bit different from others, so they give you examples on the homepage. I access it through a bookmark.
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 9:32 am

LoveMyFoxy wrote:Here's one not listed..

Hmm.. It's one of my 30 search engines..
http://mycroftproject.com/search-engine ... fram+alpha
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2017, 11:31 am

I meant I usually use Wolfram separately because the search is highly specialized.
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Post Posted September 24th, 2017, 7:45 pm

Breeze wrote:I made a new profile because FF just kept hanging.
Can someone please tell me how do I get all of my old search engines back?
I have them in my old profile.
Thank you!


The search engine file is search.json.mozlz4

You could try copying it over from your old profile.

or

If you kept your old searchplugins folder in your old profile:

1. With FX closed, delete the following files from your profile folder:

search.json
search-metadata.json
search.sqlite
search.json.mozlz4

2. Copy the "searchplugins" folder to your profile folder.

3. Restart FX. A new "search.json.mozlz4" will be created with the search engines from the searchplugins folder. You can now delete the "searchplugins" folder if so desired.
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