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Re: icedove and iceweasel not recognizing chromium-browser as default browser

On Wed, 13 Oct 2010 23:16:12 +0100, 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?


In Thunderbird, you can access to the configuration editor (sort of 
"about:config") by going to "Edit / Preferences / Advanced tab > (general 
tab) Configuration editor button.



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