Linux - SoftwareThis forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
Hi, I was working with Chromium since a year or more without any problem. As Chromium is not updated in the ppa since version 18 I have removed it and switched back to Firefox.
I made Firefox the default browser but clicking a ling inside email (thunderbird) continues to launch Chromium. So I removed Chromium, and now when I click a url link from inside Thunderbird it does not launch nothing at all ... no reaction at all. Of course I can copy and paste the link manually to Firefox and it works, but it's a pain.
I have already check the following:
- Firefox IS the default browser. It is set both in Firefox and in Gnome applications setting
- In: ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list , firefox is well configured
- Also in: /usr/share/applications/defaults.list
I use Ubuntu 12.04.
The same occurs either I login with Unity or Gnome 3
I discovered this with Firefox 14.01 (did not used it before, so I don't know if it would work ok with previous versions). Now I have updated to Firefox 15 from the ppa beta channel... no change in the behaviour.
Hi Albinar, I have found the solution ... there is in reality something in the Thunderbird setup. I had to go to Edit > Preferences > Attachments and select "Contents type" as HTML and HTMLS, then changed it from "Firefox" to "Always Ask". Then when I clicked a link a dialog appears asking for an action. I choose "open in Firefox" and "not ask again" .... and that's it. It works !! Thanks.