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Old 09-04-2013, 04:31 AM   #1
gabytf
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Can't Open Link in Email Thunderbird


This is another Q&A after:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...03#post5021303

How to open the web-link from my email in Thunderbird?
I click on the link but nothing happened.
 
Old 09-04-2013, 06:22 AM   #2
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Check this for input:

https://support.mozillamessaging.com...es-not-working
 
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:06 AM   #3
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In Thunderbird, click Edit, Preferences, Attachments, Incoming.

Scan down the list for http and https. Click on the setting drop-down to the right and select Use Firefox.

Hope this helps some.
 
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Old 09-04-2013, 08:27 AM   #4
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Like many of you since the Update those links weren't opening any more, I fix my issue by going to the preferences => advanced => general and then select Config Editor.

Search for "network.protocol"

those following three were false, turn then to true, and then Thunderbird will ask you when clicking on liks which application to use. Select /usr/bin/firefox and do not forgot to select remember my choice wink

network.protocol-handler.warn-external.ftp
network.protocol-handler.warn-external.http
network.protocol-handler.warn-external.https

Simple as that,
From: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic....907398#p907398
 
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:23 AM   #5
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Thank you guys. I got it solved with Raveriux's trick.
 
Old 09-07-2013, 03:36 AM   #6
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I just followed this process and it worked for me - Thank you
 
  


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