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Old 07-10-2004, 03:06 PM   #1
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Open gaim urls in new firefox tab

In gaim you have to configure where the client opens urls. I have the choice between Konqueror (which I don't want to use), or Manual.

If I choose manual and type "/therightdir/firefox/firefox %s" that works, only it wants to open a new browser instead of a new tab/window. That means a different profile would have to be created too, which is a bit of a hassle.

Is there anybody who knows how to open a link in a new firefox tab?

Old 07-10-2004, 03:17 PM   #2
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firefox -remote "openurl(%s, new-tab)"

set that in ur Browser preference in GAIM
Old 07-10-2004, 03:24 PM   #3
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Thanks but...well, he error message is gone when I click the link; but otherwise nothing happens.



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