Can't open URL links in Thunderbird
I have Mozilla Thunderbird set as my default browser, but whenever I receive a link to a website, I can't open it. It does not activate for me to get to the websites when I double click the links.
And this goes for as well when Im on a webpage and I double click on Contact, it does not open up Thunderbird.
Im using Mandrake Linux. Whats going on?
Nothing is going on. This feature isn't implemented yet, for linux. But Thunderbird for win already does that. They shall fix it soon, I guess.
But you can fix it for yourself, it seems:
If you mean to click on a link while in Thunderbird and have it open up Firefox, then this thread put me onto a solution....
I modified the procedure abit for my machine and here are my notes...
X Use a different email client >>> Thunderbird
I have Mozilla Thunderbird set as my default browser,
I meant to write default Email. I just noticed this.
Thanks for the help I'll give it a try.
getting thunderbird to open urls instead of saving them as files
I had a problem where thunderbird was opening firefox, saving the url as a file and doing nothing with firefox, just leaving a blank window.
I changed /etc/mozilla-thunderbird/global-config.js [which is symlinked to as all.js from a number of places] uncommenting the following two lines
Once that was done - restart and off you go!
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