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I want to have Firefox automatically update from my own server. "app.update.url" looks like the right place in about:config, but it does not do anything.

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Not really programming related. – Poindexter Nov 25 '09 at 16:25

You need to edit the default value for "app.update.url" in defaults/prefs/firefox.js in the firefox install directory. Firefox purposely ignores user set values to "app.update.url". Then you are free to serve up whatever update.xml you want from the server you set.

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Almost a shame you can't vote yourself up... – Ben Everard Nov 25 '09 at 16:26

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