Calling kontact/kmail when I click on a Firefox mailto link...

Clay Weber claydoh at claydoh.com
Wed Aug 11 03:41:36 BST 2010


On Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:18:05 pm Brian Lunergan wrote:
> On August 10, 2010 19:40:55 Jerry Lapham wrote:
> > On Tuesday, August 10, 2010 07:13:04 pm you wrote:
> > > Anybody run into this before now? Any ideas would be much appreciated
> > > so that kmail opens automatically when I click a mailto link.
> > 
> > Go to Edit ->Preferences->Applications and scroll down to mailto.  If Use
> > KDE or kmail isn't an option and there is a place to type one in, just
> > type in kmail.
> 
> Jerry:
> 
> Interesting thought, but I already tried that route and hit the roadblock
> previously mentioned. Beside the mailto to entry is a list box offering:
> 
> * always ask
> * use evolution
> * use gmail
> * use yahoo
> * use other...
> 
> Picking the use other option opens up a box titled Select Helper
> Application and that's where I get stuck. No apparent search feature, and
> I have no clue what to look for in the way of a location or file name to
> hook up with kmail.
> 
> Sooo... The input is appreciated, but I'm afraid we're still stuck on
> square one.
> 
> TTYL...

Use the file picker to  browse to '/usr/bin/kmail' - start by clicking on 'File 
System' button


clay



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