Links in Thunderbird
Arthur S. Alexion
arthur at alexion.com
Tue Oct 25 17:24:10 UTC 2005
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Before the last security update to Thunderbird, the connection between
Thunderbird and Firefox worked fine. Clicking HTTP URLs in mail messages
opened the link in Firefox and clicking mailto URLs in Firefox started the
The security update seems to have broken this. I have gotten mailto URLs to
work, but HTTP links in messages create a lot of disk activity, but nothing
Thinderbird doesn't seem to have anything specific in its preferences. The
Attachments tab lists helper apps, but does not allow mime type additions.
My configured helpers list is empty. Yet there are some default actions.
How are these defaults changed?
I am using Kubuntu Hoary.
Arthur S. Alexion LLC
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