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Re: gnome-terminal

On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 01:10:01PM -0400, Eric Cooper wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 10:03:46AM -0500, Willie McKemie wrote:
> > A while back, I stumbled on the gnome-terminal feature that allow one 
> > to pass a URL to a browser very easily; I've become quite a fan of that 
> > feature.  However, I have found it nowhere documented.  And, I have a 
> > new install that calls up Konqueror rather than Firefox.  I've checked 
> > gnome-terminal help, man gnome-terminal, and searched rc files.  No 
> > luck.  Where is it?
> On my system, using Gnome, I use the
>   Applications > Desktop Preferences > Advanced > Preferred Applications
> menu and choose Web Browser.

Thanks to Eric, Jochem, and Vivek!  I am not at all familiar with Gnome 
or even desktop stuff.  I did find the thing under (apparently) 
Nautilus.  It was rather obscurely located on my Libranet 2.8.1 
desktop.  I wonder in what files those control parameters are stored.  
My terminal oriented mind wants to know.  I wonder where I should have 
found my own answer?

Anyway, my remotely running mutt now can supply URLs to my local 
Firefox.  For someone used to highlighting and pasting, it is a real 

No answer on the KDE/Konqueror question.  Maybe Gnome is ahead of KDE 
in this area?

Willie, ONWARD!  Through the fog!
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