[xubuntu-users] Why does Firefox persist as default browser in some contexts...
lphilpot01 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 5 02:35:31 UTC 2017
You're right about T-bird, it took an extension to get it to use Chrome.
But I've had it happen with software that has no such configuration. For
example, just this evening with Areca backup.
lphilpot01 at gmail.com <mailto:lphilpot01 at gmail.com>
/Sent from Thunderbird on Xubuntu Linux/
On 01/04/2017 07:08 PM, fred roller wrote:
> Each program may/does have it's own preference setting. Some software
> will call on the system and some, like Thunderbird I believe, will set
> the preference locally within itself.
> -- Fred
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2017 at 7:43 PM, Len Philpot <lphilpot01 at gmail.com
> <mailto:lphilpot01 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> ...despite not being visibly set as default? For HTMLfiles in a
> volume, Chrome opens by default. Yet particularly from
> applications when opening HTML help, for example, they
> all-too-often do so in Firefox.
> * I have Chrome set as the webbrowser in Preferred Applications.
> * There are zero references to Firefox (nor Mozilla, for that
> matter) to be found in the Mime Type Editor.
> * 'exo-open --launch WebBrowser' launches Chrome
> * 'update-alternatives' shows Chrome as the "auto mode" default,
> although there's a manual mode available (not tried that yet)
> * There are no in-app preferences for default browsers in the apps
> What am I missing?
> *Len Philpot*
> lphilpot01 at gmail.com <mailto:lphilpot01 at gmail.com>
> /Sent from Thunderbird on Xubuntu Linux/
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