Thunderbird does not respect the default browser setting.

David Highley dhighley at
Thu Mar 7 15:12:35 UTC 2013

"Erik P. Olsen wrote:"
> I believe this has been brought up before but I havn't seen a solution to it.
> Google-chrome is set to be default browser, in Preferred Applications Web 
> Browser is set to launch G-C for hyper links etc. Nevertheless when a link in TB 
> is selected Firefox is launched and what is equally bad is that Firefox is then 
> set to be default.
> What can be done to change this behaviour short of reporting a bug in bugzilla?

Check for mime file settings that maybe overriding settings. In your
home directory do:
find . -type -name "*mime*"

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