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Old 04-19-2003, 05:29 PM   #1
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Location: Stuttgart / Germany
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default browser


i know this thread has been posted already several times, but has anyone finally found out how to change the default browser under gnome???

I want to make opera my default browser, but anytime I klick on a link (e.g. evolution) mozilla starts. opera has no option to make it default browser and in the gnome control center I already entered opera. I also edited the ~/.gnome/Gnome

Did forget something???

Old 04-19-2003, 07:12 PM   #2
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First, login as root.
Then open /usr/bin/htmlview, and get to the line that originally should look like this: "X11BROWSERS_GNOME="/usr/bin/mozilla /usr/bin/galeon""
to: "X11BROWSERS_GNOME="[path to opera] /usr/bin/galeon""
And that should do it...

Best regards,
Old 04-20-2003, 04:28 AM   #3
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ok, thanks for help

now everything works fine


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