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Old 12-26-2010, 02:47 PM   #1
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Sending email link in Namoroka


I cannot send an email link in Namoroka.
I go to file-send link and nothing happens.
I tried to find the problem by about:config in Namoroka.
I just found /usr/bin/mozilla-thunderbird.
With my limited knowledge I do not know what else to look
for.
Any assistance will be appreciated.

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Old 12-26-2010, 04:09 PM   #2
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Hi daniell,

in order to send a link, you'll have to configure the default mailclient. This means the mailprogram to be opened when you chose "send link" in the browser. If you don't use mozilla thunderbird as your mailprogram, you should chose another.

You don't have to use about:config, you may look at "Edit->Preferences->Applications" and configure the entry at "mailto".

Markus
 
Old 12-26-2010, 04:29 PM   #3
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Hi daniell,

in order to send a link, you'll have to configure the default mailclient. This means the mailprogram to be opened when you chose "send link" in the browser. If you don't use mozilla thunderbird as your mailprogram, you should chose another.

You don't have to use about:config, you may look at "Edit->Preferences->Applications" and configure the entry at "mailto".

Markus
First thank you
I did as you instructed
for mailto is says use thunderbird.
I do not know why it does not work.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 04:38 PM   #4
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Well, you'll have to configure at least one of your mailaccounts with Thunderbird. If Thunderbird is not yet configured, it will not work.

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Well, you'll have to configure at least one of your mailaccounts with Thunderbird. If Thunderbird is not yet configured, it will not work.

Markus
How do I do that?
 
Old 12-26-2010, 04:51 PM   #6
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Did you ever use an Emailprogram like Outlook or similar?
Do you have an emailadress? (please do not post the adress here)
If you have an emailadress, which provider do you use? and which protocol (imap or pop3 or exchange) do you use?
If you have an emailadress you may post the part on the righthandside of the @ sign.

Markus
 
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Did you ever use an Emailprogram like Outlook or similar?
Do you have an emailadress? (please do not post the adress here)
If you have an emailadress, which provider do you use? and which protocol (imap or pop3 or exchange) do you use?
If you have an emailadress you may post the part on the righthandside of the @ sign.

Markus
@optonline.net

I think that it is Pop 3
 
Old 12-26-2010, 05:22 PM   #8
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Well, and how do you normally access your mailaccount? via webinterface in the browser?

You can open Thunderbird and configure it to access your mailaccount. There's a wizzard in Thunderbird which will help you.

Markus
 
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Well, and how do you normally access your mailaccount? via webinterface in the browser?

You can open Thunderbird and configure it to access your mailaccount. There's a wizzard in Thunderbird which will help you.

Markus
I always access my email with thunderbird. I have no problem doing so.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 05:41 PM   #10
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Well, then I misunderstood the issue. I have firefox and thunderbird, and sending a link works for me. In general: when clicking on a "mailto" link on a website my thunderbird opens automatically.

At least here is a link with a similar issue, maybe that helps http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=22333

Markus
 
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Well, then I misunderstood the issue. I have firefox and thunderbird, and sending a link works for me. In general: when clicking on a "mailto" link on a website my thunderbird opens automatically.

At least here is a link with a similar issue, maybe that helps http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=22333

Markus
I had no trouble until I upgraded to Namoroka.
 
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which version are you using now?
 
Old 12-26-2010, 05:50 PM   #13
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which version are you using now?
version 3.6.4 pre
 
Old 12-26-2010, 06:13 PM   #14
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If it worked before an upgrade, I think this is a distributionspecific issue, I'd recommend to check the Ubuntuforums.

Good luck

Markus
 
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If it worked before an upgrade, I think this is a distributionspecific issue, I'd recommend to check the Ubuntuforums.

Good luck

Markus
Can I painlessly go back to the previous version of Firefox?
 
  


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