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Re: opening URLs in Firefox from Thunderbird using upstream programs

On Sun, Dec 03, 2006 at 05:38:33PM -0800, Marc Shapiro wrote:
> I am running Etch and want to continue to use the branded Firefox (2.0) 
> and Thunderbird.  I do not want to switch to Icedove and IceWeasel.  I 
> have been running the upstream Firefox 2.0 for a while, now, with no 
> problems.  When I switched from debian-thunderbird to the upstream 
> version ( urls stopped opening in firefox.  They have, in fact, 
> stopped opening in anything.
> I have made sure that /etc/alternatives/x-www-browser is pointing to the 
> proper firefox binary and I don't know what else to check.  I can not 
> find any configuration option, or preference, that says where links 
> should open, only where html attachments should open.  Can anyone tell 
> me what I am missing?

Have you tried going into Firefox preferences and setting Firefox as the
default browser again?  When things got messed for me (using Debian
version on Sarge), I did that and everything went back to opening in
Firefox again.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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