No search suggestions from location bar

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No search suggestions from location bar

Post by emil96 » 2018-05-23, 05:51

I don't see any search suggestions when i search from location bar. Tried with different search engines - google, yahoo, but not difference. And the option "Show search suggestions in location bar results" is checked. Any idea why is that?

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by Moonchild » 2018-05-23, 10:02

No idea, because it works just fine -- it prompts for permission the first time and if said "yes", it will display search suggestions from the active search engine.
At least it works just fine with DDG (the default).
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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by emil96 » 2018-05-23, 10:08

On a new profile i also see search suggestion, but i don't want to reinstall all of my addons on a new profile just because of that.
And even if i restart Basilisk with addons disabled i still don't see search suggestions. Is there a option in about:config that control this and can be tweaked?

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by Moonchild » 2018-05-23, 10:16

Where did your existing profile come from? Did you copy it across from Firefox 56 or later? if so, then you have to start a fresh profile anyway.
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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by emil96 » 2018-05-23, 10:49

No, i didn't copy the profile from Firefox. It was a newly created profile.
And, by the way, the search bar also doesn't show any search suggestions.

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by Moonchild » 2018-05-23, 10:52

Are the search plugins you're using capable of displaying suggestions?
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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by emil96 » 2018-05-23, 11:31

Yes, i am using Google search engine to search in location bar.

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by emil96 » 2018-05-23, 12:00

These are, i think, all settings in about:config related to search suggestions. Anything that may be causing this problem:
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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by emil96 » 2018-05-23, 13:07

Something else i tried: I deleted the prefs.js file and when i started Basilisk it asked me if i want to enable search suggestions, i clicked 'Yes', but it still didn't showed search suggestion. I think this start to look as bug with Basilisk itself.

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by us66mo » 2018-06-14, 12:36

Is there a way to disable the search engine function in the location bar and the recent history being displayed when I type in a url in the location bar?

Really like Basilisk and look forward to its continued development!

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by SpockFan02 » 2018-06-26, 20:11

us66mo wrote:Is there a way to disable the search engine function in the location bar and the recent history being displayed when I type in a url in the location bar?

Really like Basilisk and look forward to its continued development!
Go to about:config, toggle keyword.enabled and browser.urlbar.suggest.history :D

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Re: No search suggestions from location bar

Post by firefoxed » 2018-09-15, 08:42

For anyone who might land here looking for ways to disable some strange searches happening within the location bar / url bar, I just realized that in my case these where happening because of an Add-On called "Fastest Search".

To kill behavior, for that Add-On, go to "Instant Settings" and uncheck "Instant Url Bar".

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