kmail/kontact and FF3

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Jul 21 13:39:38 BST 2008


O. Sinclair wrote:

> Bruce Marshall wrote:
>> On Sunday 20 July 2008, Derek Broughton wrote:
>>> Sorry to come so late to this - I don't use FF for anything except bad
>>> websites that don't behave properly with Konqueror, but my wife does,
>>> and
>>> now I find myself up against the same problem.  There is a good howto
>>> at:
>>>
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/firefox-3.0-email-link
>>> s-no-thunderbird-650845/page2.html#post3195097
>>>
>>> for making FF3 work with Thunderbird, and simply replacing all
>>> occurrences of "thunderbird" with "kmail" makes it possible to invoke
>>> kmail from inside FF3, but I haven't actually figured out how to fill in
>>> To/Subject yet.
>> 
>> Late but OK.....
>> 
>> The link above worked........   Thanks!
>> 
> After some attempts I also got it working, thanks! Been looking for this
> "forever". Strange that it is so tricky to get something so seemingly
> simple to work.

This patch, with the necessary fix to work properly with KMail, really
should be part of Kubuntu, but it seems like a serious flaw in FF that it
doesn't provided simpler ways to invoke mail clients.
-- 
derek




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