OT: Preferred Applications?

Paul Hunt paul-leics at virginmedia.com
Mon Jan 2 23:45:24 UTC 2012

If you go to Edit menu > Preferences > Advanced > General tab, there is 
a setting to make Thunderbird check whether or not it is the default 
email client.


On 02/01/12 23:38, Dave Hunt wrote:
> Hi,
> I have somehow managed to break the default email client setting in 
> Ubuntu 11.10. In Gnome Control Center, I find, under 'system info', 
> the setting for default web browser, image viewer, music player, and 
> video viewer. Documentation suggests that email client should be 
> another of these configurable settings.
> I think the trouble started when I updated Evolution from Proposed 
> (don't do this), and rolled Thunderbird back to 3.1, for better 
> accessibility with Orca. My keyboard shortcut 'ctrl+alt+m' now does 
> nothing. Is there a cli command or can I edit a text file to fix this?
> Thanks,
> Dave lHunt

More information about the Ubuntu-accessibility mailing list