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Old 04-17-2010, 04:41 PM   #1
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Choose an Application?


I updated to Thunderbird 3 and Namoroka. When I receive a link in Thunderbird I click on it. It no longer takes me to Firefox. It asks me to choose an application. I did google searches but could not figure out what to do. I would greatly appreciate it if someone could walk me through the procedure for correcting this problem.

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Old 04-17-2010, 06:35 PM   #2
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Have you tried choosing Firefox?
 
Old 04-17-2010, 07:49 PM   #3
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Have you tried choosing Firefox?
I'm guessing that what the OP meant was that he did not want to have to choose Firefox every time.

@daniell: You probably overlooked it, but when the launch application dialog comes up, there is a check box at the bottom with the caption "Remember my choice for http links." At least, there is on my build (3.0.3).
 
Old 04-18-2010, 07:44 AM   #4
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I'm guessing that what the OP meant was that he did not want to have to choose Firefox every time.

@daniell: You probably overlooked it, but when the launch application dialog comes up, there is a check box at the bottom with the caption "Remember my choice for http links." At least, there is on my build (3.0.3).
Thanks,

I guess I did not make myself clear.
When I click on a hyperlink in thunderbird a box opens up. It asks me to choose an application. I want it to be like it was before. I would click on the link, and it would open up. I don't want to have to copy and paste every time.
 
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Have you tried choosing Firefox? when the launch application dialog comes up, there is a check box at the bottom with the caption "Remember my choice for http links." Check it.
 
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Old 04-18-2010, 10:08 AM   #7
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No, you didn't show all of the Launch Application dialog. Now for the third time,

When the launch application dialog comes up, there is a check box at the bottom with the caption "Remember my choice for http links." Check it.
 
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No, you didn't show all of the Launch Application dialog. Now for the third time,

When the launch application dialog comes up, there is a check box at the bottom with the caption "Remember my choice for http links." Check it.
I just checked it. Now what do I do?
 
Old 04-18-2010, 10:21 AM   #9
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I just checked it. Now what do I do?
I click on the link in Thunderbird, and nothing happens.

Thank you for your patience.
 
Old 04-18-2010, 10:38 AM   #10
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Check it, then choose Firefox and OK out.
 
Old 04-18-2010, 10:43 AM   #11
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Check it, then choose Firefox and OK out.
Since I already checked it, nothing comes up. How do I get the box back?
 
Old 04-18-2010, 01:53 PM   #12
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Since I already checked it, nothing comes up. How do I get the box back?
I was able to figure out how to undo the box. Now how do I find firefox?
Where is it located?
Thanks to all for your patience and guidance.
 
Old 04-18-2010, 02:05 PM   #13
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Try "which firefox", and enter it (with the full path) into the chooser.
 
Old 04-18-2010, 02:18 PM   #14
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Try "which firefox", and enter it (with the full path) into the chooser.
Thanks, but the problem is that I don't know the path.
 
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*sigh*

And what does "which firefox" on the shell tell you?
 
  


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