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Re: default browser settings...

On Tue, 2003-02-18 at 20:39, Jesse Hutton wrote:
> Hello all,
> I run debian unstable and a couple days ago I installed KDE3.1 just to try
> it, and some thing is weird with Gnome2 now.  When I went to switch from
> kdm back to gdm, for example, dpkg-reconfigure didn't work right right,
> and I had edit /etc/X11/default-display-manager by hand.  More
> significantly, when I right clicked on a url in gnome-terminal and chose
> 'open link'...konqueror started up in the middle of my Gnome session.(?)
> This is highly annoying!  I noticed there two main settings in
> Applications-> Desktop Prefs-> Advanced -> Preffered Applications, and
> if I select Mozilla manually it's fine, buy why does 'sensible-browser
> %s' under the Custom Web Browser button (which I assume is the default)
> choose Konqueror now?

It's probably because you installed KDE after GNOME, and that got set as
your sensible browser.

One of the over-engineered hacks for Debian having too many packages
that do the same thing is the "alternatives system", i.e.,
/etc/alternatives - read up the man pages on it, it should have the
various methods to reconfigure that to your liking.

> Much appreciated,
> Jesse
> PS please cc me since I'm not subscribed to this mailing list

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