getting urls in gnome apps to open new tabs in firefox

Michael R Head burner at
Mon May 2 23:20:59 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-05-02 at 19:07 -0400, Byron Poland wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is a way to adjust the command line to run
> firefox in the gnome prefered apps settings?  I've googled around and
> tried some bash scripting with no luck.

Instead of modifying the commandline, you could alternatively go to
"Edit/Preferences" in firefox, go to the "Advanced" section, open up the
"Tabbed Browsing" area, and select "Open links from other applications
in:" "a new tab in the most recent window"


> Almost all the web pages I view have rss feeds, but I often follow the
> included links, or launch a bunch at once, using Blam! to read the
> feeds, and clicking on the links opens a bunch of firefox windows.
Michael R Head <burner at>
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