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Old 03-10-2005, 08:08 AM   #1
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Clicking on links in Thunderbird doesn't pop up a browser window


Its just one of those little annoying things that has happened, and I can't click on help either for some reason, maybe because its an html document also. Anyone know how to fix this?
 
Old 03-10-2005, 08:24 AM   #2
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Hi Valhalla,

I might be completely wrong, but for me, thunderbird opens the links in the default browser (firefox) without changing to it.
 
Old 03-10-2005, 08:57 AM   #3
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Yeah, I have my default browser set as /usr/bin/firefox $U just like it is in my K Menu tree. I've also tried it w/ konqueror's internet side. No go on both.
 
Old 03-31-2005, 03:37 AM   #4
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prefs.js

Put this in your prefs.js:

user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.http", "/usr/local/firefox/firefox");

(or wherever you put firefox. /usr/bin/firefox I guess)

You must do this while thunderbird is not running or it will just overwrite the file.
 
Old 03-31-2005, 12:46 PM   #5
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Thank you
 
Old 04-02-2005, 06:48 PM   #6
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Re: prefs.js

[QUOTE]Originally posted by justinhaynes
[B]Put this in your prefs.js:

user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.http", "/usr/local/firefox/firefox");

Thanks Justin,

That helped me with exactly the same irritating niggle.

Regards,

dkpw
 
Old 04-19-2005, 08:24 PM   #7
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On a related topic, is there something that I can put in my firefox prefs.js that will popup thunderbird when I click a mailto:?
 
  


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