How to Change Firefox Search Engine to Google on LinuxMint 18.3

How to change the default search engine to google search engines on Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser of Linux Mint 18.03. LinuxMint is one of the best Linux Distribution that provides great cinnamon Desktop Environment. It provides some out of box features as well as applications including some basic apps like VLC Media Player, Mozilla firefox, etc. Out of that mozilla Firefox plays an important role while browsing the internet. When we browse the internet the Google Search Engine plays the important role while surfing the world of internet. But unfortunately the Mozilla Firefox came with the linux Mint that doen’t came with default search engine as Google.

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Linux Mint contains following Search engines in default versions
  • Yahoo
  • DuckDuckGo
  • Ixquick
  • Startpage
  • Amazon
  • Wikipedia

How to Change the Search Engine to Google on LinuxMint Firefox.

Step-1 ( Go to linuxmint search engine pages)

Go to the Linuxmint Search page and navigate to Other search engine and finally hit on google icon.

Step-2 (Make Google Default Search Engines)

Hit on google icon shows you need to hit on here to add the google search engine

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After opening check the box Make this the current search engines and hit on Add Button.

Add Default Search engine dialog

Step-3 (Restart the mozilla firefox browser to confirm the changes)

After restarting the mozilla browser the adress bar and serch bar looks like this.

Search Bar

Final Words

Congratulations now you have successfully integrated the default search engine as Google. For support on this procedures and help use the comment section below.

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