Evolution (again)

Sur surdemir at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 16 18:10:17 UTC 2008

* Gene Heskett wrote, On 03/16/2008 05:48 PM:
> On Sunday 16 March 2008, Sur wrote:
>> * Gene Heskett wrote, On 03/16/2008 07:14 AM:
>>> On Sunday 16 March 2008, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>>> On Sat, 2008-03-15 at 23:23 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>>> Greetings all;
>>>>> How do I go about making FF3b4 use kmail for its default email agent
>>>>> when the link clicked on is of the form "mailto: name at FQDN"?
>>>>> I did have it using kmail (I use only kde), but some update seems to
>>>>> have undone me and I can't find any mention of Evolution in the control
>>>>> center settings, nor in FF's about:config.  I can't just remove
>>>>> evolution as it takes aabout 500 megs worth of other stuff I do use with
>>>>> it & that sucks a very high vacuum IMO.
>>>>> I've been looking for it for about 2 hours now.  Somebody please throw
>>>>> me a lifesaver...
>>>> Gnome Control Center->Preferred Applications->Mail Reader. Note that it
>>>> has nothing to do with FF as such; it's a desktop setting.
>>>> poc
>>> As I said, I'm running kde, and there is no such thing in its control
>>> center. In "control center->kde components->Email client" screen, the use
>>> kmail button is checked.  For FF3b4, no effect.
>> $ sudo yum install gconf-editor
>> $ gconf-editor /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/mailto/command
> In my case it was in Settings-->Preferred Applications.  One menu item in 2 
> screens full.

Well, you do have Gnome (and its control-center) installed then.
Menus get polluted when you install multiple desktops, you need to deal 
with that.
What you did was simply what the previous poster suggested.

>>> Thanks
>>> I've sent feedback to mozilla.

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