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Old 01-29-2006, 07:53 AM   #1
Earl Parker II
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Thunderbird- links don't work in downloaded email

I have Thunderbird 1.0.7 on a Slack 10.2 box. When I get an email containing a web page, links in that page don't work. I've ruled out connectivity issues and I can bring up the same page in Firefox and the links work fine. What am I overlooking? Thanks!
Old 01-29-2006, 08:00 AM   #2
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Add this to ~/.thunderbird/8ee0ulse.default/prefs.js <---yours may be different
user_pref("", "/usr/bin/firefox");
user_pref("", "/usr/bin/firefox");
user_pref("", "/usr/bin/firefox");
Thats for firefox if you have /usr/bin/firefox may be /usr/bin/mozilla-firefox
Make sure thunderbird is closed when you edit the file ...
Old 01-29-2006, 08:33 AM   #3
Earl Parker II
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Thanks for the reply! I pasted the code into prefs.js and rebooted but still no go.

Update: Had a brain fart, changed the path "/usr/bin/firefox" to the path on my machine but still no go.

Another update: The inserted code does not survive a reboot- prefs.js reverts to it's previous form.

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