In Ubuntu 14.04, when I do a search in Firefox using either the address bar or the search bar, the system always adds
t=canonical to my searches. So the full string becomes:
However, if I perform the same search by going directly to the search engine, i.e. typing the search engine name and doing the search from the presented search box, this does not happen. In this case the string is:
How do I stop Ubuntu/Firefox from adding
t=canonical to my search queries? And, why is this behavior there in the first place?