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[How to] Change default search engine in Iceweasel (Firefox)

Type in the URL bar ‘about:config‘ and search for ‘keyword.url‘ and modify the ‘Value‘ from


to your preferred search engine, for me I changed it to Duck Duck Go


You can find a full list of available parameters here to have a more custom search string


Now all there is left to do is restart Iceweasel (Firefox) and enjoy the new default search engine you can use from the URL bar