Solved - Re: Thunderbird browser configuration

Billie Erin Walsh bilwalsh at swbell.net
Mon May 3 03:42:21 BST 2010


On 05/02/2010 08:40 PM, William Hamra wrote:
> On 05/03/2010 12:54 AM, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
>    
>> On 05/02/2010 04:11 PM, Anj Tuesday wrote:
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>>> On 05/02/2010 11:05 PM, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
>>>
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>>>> On 05/02/2010 10:57 AM, Neil Winchurst wrote:
>>>>
>>>>          
>>>>> Basil Chupin wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>            
>>>>>> On 02/05/10 09:21, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>              
>>>>>>> A while back Thunderbird got stupid and you had to manually add your web
>>>>>>> browser in the configuration. Well that little bug is back, at least on
>>>>>>> mine. Does anyone remember the exact wording to add. As I recall it went
>>>>>>> something like "network.protocol-handler.http" but I know that's not
>>>>>>> exactly right. Somethings missing and I don't remember what it is.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>                
>>>>>> These parameters are already set in TB when you install it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>              
>>>>>
>>>>>            
>>>>>> What you need to do is to make TB, and FF, your default applications to
>>>>>> use for the 'net.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> BC
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>              
>>>>> Not in my copy they weren't. And I already had made TB the default email
>>>>> application. I had to create these parameters from scratch.
>>>>>
>>>>> Neil
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>            
>>>> Well, so far nothing has got it working since the T-Bird update that
>>>> came with 10.4. How did you configure it to work?
>>>>
>>>>          
>>> What "Content Types" do you see listed under "Attachments" in the
>>> Thunderbird preferences?
>>>
>>>
>>>        
>> HTML Document
>> JPEG file
>> MPEG video
>> Plain test document
>>
>> I reset the HTML to default browser. Didn't help.
>>
>>      
> something changed in lucid... not sure what. i compile thunderbird from
> trunk every while, it was working fine on karmic, i fresh installed
> lucid, and recompiled thunderbird for it, from same source version as
> last time, and copied the thunderbird config directory to my home. so TB
> *should* remember all my old settings, yet, upon clicking a link it
> asked for how to use it. i pointed it to firefox, and it used it... like
> a charm, never asked again. but i still find it weird that it asked.
>
>    

I'm no good with the file system but I did finally figure out where 
Firefox was hiding. It seems to be fixed now.

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