Firefox and Thunderbird do not follow links

John Gnew john_linux at
Tue Mar 28 10:52:28 PST 2006

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Read the configuration sections in the SVN Thunderbird and Firefox
> instructions. You'll see instructions how to do what you are trying
> to do.
Both products do not match BLFS instructions. Maybe in some installs 
these preference names are present but not in mine, Firefox is looking 
for and Thunderbird is looking for

Neither product has their corresponding configuration preference name.

Thunderbird and Firefox both start with 
network.protocol-handler.expose-all as the first alphabetical entry for 

What I had to do was, once in the configuration sections for each 
product, right click and select "new" to add the new preference name as 
a string, and then the value.

Now Firefox and Thunderbird work correctly for me. Thanks for getting me 
pointed in the right direction to figure this out.


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