Thunderbird, Default mail?

Ken McLennan kenrmcl at
Sun Mar 23 23:57:41 UTC 2008

G'day there One & All,

>     IIRC, always dubious at my age, there is an option under T/Bird's 
> 'Tools | Options | General" tab which allows T/Bird to check whether 
> it's the default emailer when it's run. I think that if it's not, it 
> starts up a dialogue to ask if you want to make it the default. I know 
> that's how the Windoze version works (that's what I'm using now so I 
> can't check the Linux variant).
    Back in Linux now, and the entry is in "Edit | Preferences | 
General". You can check immediately from the Tab and decide which you 
want T/Bird to  be default for (Mail, News, RSS).

    Or, you can follow Dave's suggestion and select it from the main 
menus. Either will work.

See ya

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