How do I get firefox to perform lookups for non-standard domain names?
I try my .home domain and it just performs a search on Google rather than actually doing the lookup
So with a little more searching I found network.dns.localDomains as an option, where you specify which domains are local
@brandon You can open the terminal (assuming you're on Linux), and then type something like "firefox mypage.home", it will treat that as an address rather than a search query
@cirno eehh..thanks for the suggestion but it's probably more convenient just to specify the IP and port
@brandon It seems that putting "http://" before the address also makes Firefox not try to look it up
I believe I did find the way to do this for firefox when trying to find how to do it on palemoon. But I didn't take note of it because it wasn't relevant. At the very least, I have 80% confidence that the answer you seek exists online somewhere.
@brandon if you use dig or ping does it resolve properly?
It could be Firefox's new dns over http - on by default, you can find it in settings.
@bhart It does resolve, it's also in my hosts file
@brandon saw your local domains solution, that probably bypasses the dns over http functionality for those domains.
@bhart Considering that it's my local DNS server that's responding and not one over the internet, I really don't think that's an issue
@brandon dns over http bypasses your local dns.
@bhart I don't use it
@Hawkpro Meh, I'm nonstandard so 🤷
@brandon Type the protocol (http://) in front of it. Then you can select 'visit' from the suggestions.
@brandon I turned on the “require ? before searches” option.
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