Firefox and Thunderbird do not follow links

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 28 19:33:02 PST 2006


USM Bish wrote these words on 03/28/06 21:20 CST:

> It requires  editing
>     the  prefs.js file  in your  Thunderbird profile  (look in
>     ~/.mozilla-thunderbird, and drill down to find this file).
> 
> 3.  After making  certain Thunderbird is not  running, add the
>     line Codei, to the file and save:
> 
>     user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.http", "/usr/bin/firefox");
> 
> 4.  After  restarting Thunderbird,  urls in  html mail  should
>     bring up the link in Firefox.

Note that none of this is necessary using any current version of
Firefox and Thunderbird. Just follow the instructions in the BLFS
SVN book.

-- 
Randy

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