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I recently installed surfraw on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

surfraw documentation and web help suggests that these two configuration files should be present:

  1. /etc/surfraw.conf
  2. ~/.surfraw.conf

But neither are present on my PC. I tried removing surfraw and then installing again but didn't help. Does this mean surfraw isn't installing correctly?

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If you installed surfraw using the following command:

sudo apt-get install surfraw

Then the configuration file is by default in:


Tip: To find where a package will install files you can check this kind of page:

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Thanks! I found it. – udiboy1209 Apr 2 '14 at 8:55
Cool, don't forget to vote(^) and mark my answer as accepted please. – Sylvain Pineau Apr 2 '14 at 8:56
Does this conf file represent a system wide conf file or is it just specific to my account? – udiboy1209 Apr 2 '14 at 9:03
With your reputation level you can also vote on answers, just click on the ^ above the 0. Thanks. – Sylvain Pineau Apr 2 '14 at 9:04
This one is system wide – Sylvain Pineau Apr 2 '14 at 9:05

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