Firefox and Thunderbird do not follow links

Chris Staub chris at
Tue Mar 28 09:51:34 PST 2006

John Gnew wrote:
> When I am in Firefox and click a sendto e-mail link, nothing happens in 
> Thunderbird or anywhere else.
> When I am in Thunderbird and click a web link, nothing happens in Firefox.
> Since both of these products are configured and installed in a similar 
> fashion, I am probably missing something simple to make this work 
> correctly.
> John

You said in your previous email that you installed Thunderbird 1.5 
according to BLFS instructions. If so, you must have been using the BLFS 
dev book - instructions for opening Thunderbird email links in Firefox 
(and Firefox mailto: links in T-Bird) are in BLFS.

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