Links sent in emails do not work.
stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Sun Sep 28 19:41:25 BST 2008
Billie Walsh wrote:
> 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 220.127.116.11.6 (20080724) Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; i686; en-US;
>> rv:18.104.22.168) 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
>> 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
> In Thunderbird.
> Config Editor
> In the window that opens.
> Right click
> next box your favorite browser
> and your browser again
When I opened the configuration page this morning, the entry that was
missing 'firefox' was not there, so I right-clicked and created a new
string network.protocol-handler.app.http clicked OK then entered
firefox in the next window, clicked OK, closed Thunderbird rebooted the
computer then attempted to use a link. When I clicked on the kubuntu
list email address it opened, however, when I attempted to open the
kubuntu list website from the bottom of an email, it would not open the
browser. Additionally, there is only one entry showing in the
configuration (attached png). How would I remove the previous attempts
so that I can start over. I must have made a mistake somehow.
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