Making firefox the default browser - solved

Tim Johnson tim at johnsons-web.com
Sat Oct 27 18:48:28 BST 2007


On Friday 26 October 2007, Tim Johnson wrote:
> On Friday 26 October 2007, Alexander Smirnov wrote:
> > have you tried System Settings > Default Applications > Web Browser
> > setting?
>
> Yes. Firefox loads from a link, but not from MC, as it did on feisty.
> thanks
> tim

For MC, I needed to modify the mailcap entry for text/html.
example:
sudo vim /etc/mailcap
change
text/html;  konqueror '%s';   nametemplate=%s.html;   
test=test "$DISPLAY" != ""
to
text/html;  firefox '%s';   nametemplate=%s.html;   test=test "$DISPLAY" != ""



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