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Old 01-26-2005, 10:22 AM   #1
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Gaim and Manual browser setting

Hi everyone, I'm new here and I have a question for all of you. I'm running Mandrake 10.1 and KDE (first Linux install *ever*) And I've been trying to set Gaim to use Firefox as the browser but it doesn't appear under the browser section. There's a Manual section but I don't know what to put in there. I've tried searching for this problem in the forum but was unable to find it. If you can help, thanks a lot in advance!
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Old 01-26-2005, 11:00 AM   #3
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Yeah, I found where its installed (file:/home/max/Apps/Firefox) but when I put this in it still doesnt work, I get an error when I click a link in Gaim I also tried making it point to the but that still doesn't seem to help

OOO I got it I had to put in in like this
/home/max/Apps/Firefox/firefox %s

before I had the 'file:/' in front of that, which is why it wasn't working Thanks for the reply though!

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Old 02-01-2005, 01:01 PM   #4
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Hi, i've had the same problem for a while. I resolved this issue buy first going to my desktop shortcut for Firefox, right-clicking on it, going to properties then application. I copied the location of the executable to the clipboard without the quotation marks and pasted it in the Browser section of the Preferences in Gaim under the manual entry. Then I added %s at the end of the line and voilĂ_! It's been working since. Hope this helps.


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