Making FireFox default browser, and a nice icon for it

Old Rocker old.rocker at
Thu Jan 5 09:04:51 UTC 2006

On Thursday 05 Jan 2006 00:36, Dave M G wrote:

>  Question #1 is, how to I make it so that FireFox 1.0.5 is the
> default web browser for all web activities?

Edit -> Preferences -> General should do it.  There's a specific tickbox 
to make Firefox your default browser.
>         Question #2 should be simpler. Is there a place I can get a
> nice FireFox icon to put in my panel? I noticed that even when I had
> the Ubuntu build there was only a globe icon as the default FireFox
> icon. I did read on this list in someone else's thread that there was
> some issue about licensing or something, which was why there was no
> default icon. But I didn't get a clear picture of whether or not it
> was possible to download an icon oneself from somewhere.

I'm sending you the official icon by separate email.  You can use any 
icon-ised graphic.  Before I go any further, are you running Gnome and 
only Gnome, or do you have KDE running as your default desktop?


Old Rocker

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