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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