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Re: [vox-tech] handling urls in Thunderbird on Kubuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] handling urls in Thunderbird on Kubuntu



On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 03:20:17PM -0700, Dave Margolis wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm running both Thunderbird and Firefox under Kubuntu (Dapper). 
> Thunderbird is assuming Konqueror as the default browser.  Thunderbird 
> doesn't appear have a setting for this (as far as I know; the setting 
> may be buried in T-Bird's about:config panel or may be right in front of 
> me in the preferences).  Under System Settings / KDE Components / Web 
> Browser I have 'In the following browser: /usr/bin/firefox' specified 
> (though this setting is supposed to be specific to KDE apps so should 
> have no effect on this issue).
> 
> Anyway, this is a relatively minor GUI annoyance, but if anybody knows 
> what to do, please let me know.

Here are a couple things you could check:

 - Do you have BROWSER set in your environment?
 - What is the output of "namei x-www-browser"?

If x-www-browser appears to point at conquerer, you'll want to do a:
  sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser

Also, a suggestion in
https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+source/mozilla-thunderbird/+bug/31841
was to perform "sudo dpkg-reconfigure mozilla-thunderbird" and pick
"GNOME"

-- 
HTH,
Micah J. Cowan
Programmer, musician, typesetting enthusiast, gamer...
http://micah.cowan.name/
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