[xubuntu-users] thunderbird - viewing attached image

Norman Silverstone norman at littletank.org
Mon Sep 30 18:46:05 UTC 2013

On 30/09/13 18:49, Elfy wrote:
> On 30/09/13 18:27, Norman Silverstone wrote:
>> When I click on the attached image a window opens which gives me two
>> options. I select 'Open with' but I do not want to use the default
>> 'Ristretto Image Viewer' that I am offered so I click on the down
>> arrow and select 'other' expecting to get a list of other image
>> openers such as Gimp. However what I get is a long list of items which
>> I have recently opened. Any suggestions on how to correct this, please?
>> Norman
> Assuming you see the same as I do - you can use the file manager to find
> and then select the appropriate application
> Go to the File system then  select /usr/bin/gimp
> I'd imagine there is an easier method.
Yes that's OK but, if I have an image in an open directory and I right 
click on that. the same sort of window opens as before and choosing 
'other' gives a list of applications to choose from. Perhaps the fact 
that this does not happen with thunderbird is a bug.


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