Links sent in emails do not work.

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at swbell.net
Sun Sep 28 04:49:21 BST 2008


Steven Vollom wrote:
> I am on so much I appologize, but this has been an unresolved problem 
> for a long time.
>
> When I receive an email that has a link included, and I am told to click 
> on the link, the link never functions for me.  Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 3.5.9 
> Thunderbird 2.0.0.1.6 (20080724) Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; i686; en-US; 
> rv:1.9.0.2) Gecko/2008092313 Firefox/3.0.2.
>
> To go to the link location, I have been copying the link location, 
> opening the browser, highlighting the Address line and pasting the 
> address. 
>
> Years ago, when I was using XP, I could just click on a link sent in an 
> email and it would open the browser to the correct address.  Is this 
> something I can have happen with my present system.  TIA for help
>
> Steven
>
>   

In Thunderbird.

Edit
Preferences
Advanced
General
Config Editor

In the window that opens.
Right click
New
String

Add:
network.protocol-handler.app.http
next box your favorite browser

network.protocol-handler.app.https
and your browser again

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