Thunderbird Questions

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Nov 4 00:14:51 UTC 2008

2008/11/4 Michael TheZorch Haney <thezorch at>:
> I really need to put these in a file and save it to a USB drive for when
> I need to reinstall my system.
> There were two strings I had to add to Thunderbird's advanced settings
> when I first install Kubuntu 8.04 and I've forgotten what they were.
> I've Googled for them and couldn't find them.
> 1.  What is the string I need to add so I can open URLs in messages with
> Firefox?

In the file ~/.mozilla-thunderbird/****.default/user.js add:

user_pref("", "/usr/bin/firefox");
user_pref("", "/usr/bin/firefox");
user_pref("", "/usr/bin/firefox");

> 2.  What is the string I need to add so new mail notifications will
> work?  (tried every sound setting in Preferences even tried different
> sound files in .wav  and .ogg format, none work).
> blue.jpg

Dotan Cohen


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