Re: icedove and iceweasel not recognizing chromium-browser as default browser
On Thursday 14 October 2010 00:15:10 Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
> On 10/13/2010 06:16 PM, Lisi wrote:
> > On Wednesday 13 October 2010 19:51:21 Camaleón wrote:
> >> On Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:43:50 -0400, Gilbert Sullivan wrote:
> >> (...)
> >>> Would anyone know how I can make icedove and iceweasel recognize my
> >>> choice of a default browser? Not exactly a serious problem, but it kind
> >>> of irks me!
> >> Have you tried by setting in Icedove "about:config" the variables...
> >> - "network.protocol-handler.app.http" pointing to the Chromium binary
> >> path?
> >> - "network.protocol-handler.warn-external.http" to "true"?
> > Thanks, Camaleón. You are a mine of useful information. :-) Just what
> > I wanted to know, mutatis mutandis. I don't mind what Iceweasel thinks
> > is the default browser, but I want clicking on a link in an email in
> > Icedove to open a window in Konqueror and not in Iceweasel.
> > I have had a look on his computer, and Iceweasel has indeed got
> > about:config as it should, and as I would expect. But I can't find any
> > such thing in Icedove. Where should I be looking?
> > Lisi
> Indeed, somehow I missed Camaleón's response. I'm glad you (Lisi)
> responded to Camaleón. Most grateful to both of you. I changed the http
> and https settings in icedove (Config Editor button on the General tab
> of the Preferences dialog), and clicking a link in an e-mail is finally
> calling up chromium-browser.
And my husband's computer now uses Konqueror when a link in an email is
clicked. Thanks to both of you. I have been meaning to do something about
this via google for some time.