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Old 11-16-2005, 11:24 AM   #1
sepulture
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Question Setting the default browser for Ximian Evolution mail client.


I was just wondering how one would go about setting the default browser in Ximian Evolution e-mail client on a RedHat9 system.

Currently when I click on a link in an e-mail Mozilla opens up to display the web page. I prefer to use Opera but am clueless as to how to set the default browser so that it will use Opera instead of Mozilla. I have found nothing in the settings that influences which browser is called.

If by chance you need any additional information in regards to helping me find a solution to this most annoying problem please feel free to ask.

Thank you in advance for any and all assistance.
 
Old 11-20-2005, 03:59 PM   #2
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I think you have to try to change your prefered browser in the gnome settings. Does changing the browser in the program
Code:
gnome-default-applications-properties
help (It should also be under something like Settings -> Prefered Applications in the menu)?
You could also try to change the gconf-key /desktop/gnome/applications/browser/exec with gconf-editor.

I hope this helps.
 
Old 11-21-2005, 10:03 PM   #3
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Well,
I generally use KDE, so in that aspect your reply wasn't much help.

BUT...

It gave me the idea to look beyond Evolution for the solution.

Thanks, and I'll reply my results.
 
  


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