FireFox Usage Question
igor at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Dec 8 02:24:11 PST 2004
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> I'm not a FireFox user (I use Mozilla) and have a usage question. How
> do you set up and manage associations between mime types or extentions?
> In Mozilla I can Edit->Preferences->Navigator->Helper Applications and
> set them up. I can't find an equivalent in FireFox. There is something
> about helper applications (if you download them), but there doesn't seem
> to be a way to set up or review specific settings. For instance, I was
> looking at Fedora3 and using FireFox. There are no helper apps loaded.
> I wanted to view a pdf, a pop up let me select xpdf, but I can't see how
> to change it after it's set.
I believe Firefox looks for the /etc/mailcap configuration file first
and then mimeTypes.rdf in your profile directory.
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