Firefox / Thunderbird setup niggle

g geleem at
Tue Jul 13 23:04:57 UTC 2010

n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
> On 07/13/2010 09:44 PM, g wrote:
>> n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
>>> To setup Thunderbird 3 to open Firefox for web links, and Firefox to
>>> open Thunderbird for email links I have to use the default applications
>>> setup provided by Gnome, the KDE one doesn't work. Surely there's got to
>>> be an easier way to do this from KDE! I've not found one yet.
>> use thunderbird email client for firefox browser;
>> from firefox menu bar;
>>  'edit > preferences > applications > search: mail'
>> double click 'mailto', select 'use thunderbird'.
>> use firefox browser for thunderbird email client;
>> from firefox menu bar;
>>  'edit > preferences > advanced > general > system defaults > check now'

> This is a particular solution for using Thunderbird and Firefox
> together, but what if you want to use another browser with Thunderbird?

being that you asked about thunderbird and firefox, i replied how to use
firefox and thunderbird. [read what you wrote above]

as for some other browser, that would depend on other browser and which
way you wanted them to interact.

therefore, it would be how you set it up with 'file association'.


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