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Re: Searxes in Icecat

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: Re: Searxes in Icecat
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:02:02 -0400

Hi Andreas,

I'm not subscribed to help-guix, so I saw this only by chance.
If you had filed a bug report, I would have seen it sooner.

Andreas Enge <> wrote:
> since a recent update to icecat-68.12.0-guix0-preview1 (I do not know
> from which version), the "Searxes Third Party Request Blocker" add-on 
> is mentioned as enabled, but does not seem to work any more:
> There is no icon in the status bar to enable or disable third-party requests,
> and the pages I am visiting have filled up with ads. Has anyone else had
> this experience? Is there a setting I could change to make it work again?

See <> for a description of the problem, and
how to get the bundled extensions working again at the cost of resetting
your preferences and addons to their defaults.  A proper fix will
require some coding that has not yet been done.


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