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Re: debian sensible browser help

On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 04:30:57PM +0100, Darac Marjal wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 02:05:18PM +0000, Steve Kleene wrote:
> > On 2011-07-25 02:24:59 GMT, Paul E Condon wrote:
> > 
> > > How do I make debian offer google-chrome to gnome? I have
> > > checked all the places I know of. Where is sensible browser
> > > defined?
> > 
> > You might check in /etc/mailcap for lines that begin with "text/html".  I
> > prefer to have iceweasel called instead of sensible-browser, so I move the
> > line with sensible-browser to the end of mailcap.  I often have to repeat
> > this procedure after an upgrade.  If your mailcap has a text/html line for
> > google-chrome, you might move that above other text/html lines.
> I believe ~/.mailcap overrides /etc/mailcap, so rather than editing
> /etc/mailcap and having to keep it up-to-date, you might find it easier
> to simply copy the line to ~/.mailcap.

Anything wrong with putting the following line in .bashrc?

BROWSER=/usr/bin/google-chrome && export BROWSER

Bob Holtzman
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