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Change the homepage of Chromium

Terminal - Change the homepage of Chromium
change-homepage(){ sed -ri 's|( "homepage": ").*(",)|\1'"$@"'\2|' .config/chromium/Default/Preferences; }
2010-04-10 21:21:55
User: matthewbauer
Functions: sed
Change the homepage of Chromium


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
sed -i 's|\("browser.startup.homepage",\) "\(.*\)"|\1 "http://sliceoflinux.com"|' .mozilla/firefox/*.default/prefs.js
2010-04-09 08:00:22
User: sliceoflinux
Functions: sed

This command modifies the preferences file of Firefox that is located in .mozilla/firefox/*.default/prefs.js. It edits the file with sed and the -i option. Then it searches the string "browser.startup.homepage", and the string next to it (second string). Finally, it replaces the second string with the new homepage, that is http://sliceoflinux.com in the example.

It doesn't work if you haven't set any homepage.

set str=user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.fcisolutions.com/"); cd = "%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*.default\" echo %str%>>prefs.js
2012-05-30 18:50:15
User: Micool777
Functions: cd echo set

Pros: Works in all Windows computers, most updated and compatible command.

Cons: 3 liner

Replace fcisolutions.com with your site name.

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