[hardy] How Do You Get Back to Firefox 2?

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Thu Feb 21 21:14:05 UTC 2008

Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 06:51 -0600, Kenneth Loafman wrote:
>>> I has many
>>> many problems, but the main one is that you can't launch a URL from
>>> Thunderbird, or elsewhere.  You have to copy&paste the URL into the
>>> browser windows.
>> I don't use Thunderbird, but I can launch URLs from other apps. Is your
>> Preferred Applications set correctly (in menu System -> Preferences)?
> I found that just a bit ago.  The issue must be in the installer that
> upgraded from Firefox 2 to 3.  URL launching was working before the
> install and broken afterwards.  I had not looked at Preferred Apps in
> months, but when I looked today, it was set on Custom, pointing to a
> file that did not exist.  When I changed it back to Firefox, all was
> well with the world.  OK, maybe not that wide, but at least I don't feel
> like I was just downgraded to an AOL user.  ;-)
> ...Ken
In Edit/Preferences/Advanced/Config Editor check for lines:




They should both be strings and be set to "firefox" (without quotes) or 
whatever command brings up FF3...



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