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Re: Command Line (was Re: a dumb query? pls humor me)

On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 11:02 -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > check out update-alternatives in order to change that... I think.
>     Only if ya want the change system wide.  Easier to just set the variable
> in your shell's login script.
>     Related dumb question, is there a gui tool for setting alternatives?  As
> nice as it is I so rarely deal with it every time I have to install a new
> Debian (or dirivative) machine it takes me a good Google search to figure out
> how to tell Thunderbird I really want to use Firefox as my browser.  :(

In GNOME it is "Preferred Applications".

In XFCEv4.4 it is "Preferred Applications".
greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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