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bug#42134: icecat: can't go back to duckduckgo search results

From: Jonathan Brielmaier
Subject: bug#42134: icecat: can't go back to duckduckgo search results
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 12:08:09 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Icedove/68.9.0

When you search for something with DuckDuckGo, click on a result and
then click on your browsers back button you end up at DDGs start page
and not the results page.

1. Enter "guix" in your search/address bar while having DDG as default
search engine.
2. Click on first result -> guix.gnu.org
3. Now click after landing at our beautiful website on the browsers back
button (<-)
4. You end up at https://duckduckgo.com/?ia=web and not at

This does NOT happen when you
1. use DuckDuckGo in Chromium via it's address bar
2. use DDG in Icecat starting from duckduckgo.com and not the
address/search bar
3. use Bing or Google via Icecat's address/search bar

I have disabled the "Spoof Referers" setting which comes from Icecat and
is available at about:preferences#privacy

Icecat has some custom DDG search plugin:

Maybe that's breaking that. I don't know.

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