Link to Browser from other apps

Michael V. De Palatis mdepalatis at
Wed Mar 29 23:43:17 UTC 2006

On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 05:38:17PM -0600, Wade Smart wrote:
> 03292006 1736 GMT-6
> Im running Seti with Boinc and I have a slight problem.
> I get thi message when I click on the links to my account
> from within the program:
>    Boinc Manger tried to display the web page
>    but could couldnt find a web browser. To fix this,
>    set the environment variable BROWSER to the
>    path of your web browser then restart the
>    Boinc Manager.
> What does this refer to?

Exactly what it sounds like. You have to set the BROWSER enivornment
variable in order for it to work. For example, in your ~/.bashrc file,
you could have something like...

export BROWSER='/usr/bin/firefox'


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