[SOLVED] Re: Thunderbird insists on using galeon browser
Paul Scott wrote:
Hi, all. I use thunderbird and firefox currently for email and web.
At one point, I used to use galeon, but have since switched. The
gnome desktop preferred application setting is set to firefox, and
there aren't any setting I saw inside thunderbird itself to choose a
However, whenever I click a link in an email, it insists on starting
Any ideas where to find the setting that keeps starting galeon?
This might help:
Thanks for the tip. It led me to the solution.
gconf already had http and https url handlers set to firefox, so wasn't
the source. In addition, changing gnome-www-browser to be firefox
didn't solve the problem either.
Apparently Debian thunderbird actually uses x-www-browser instead.
Updating this with update-alternatives finally solved the problem.