Thunderbird browser configuration

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Mon May 3 14:03:06 UTC 2010

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.
Unless it has changed these parameters are NOT there by default. 
Possibly in TBird 3 but not in the 2.0 something I use. And setting 
TBird as default in KDE does not have any impact on this, at least not 
in my experience.

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