Making FireFox default browser, and a nice icon for it

Charles Yao ccyao at
Fri Jan 6 01:14:04 UTC 2006

On 1/5/06, Old Rocker <old.rocker at> wrote:
> On Thursday 05 Jan 2006 00:36, Dave M G wrote:
> [snipped]
> > 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?
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