On Sat, 2011-12-10 at 02:08 +0100, Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On Friday 09 December 2011 15:52 Cliff Laine wrote:
> > On Friday 09 December 2011 14:56:27 Thomas Olsen wrote:
> > > In System Settings/Default Applications set Web Browser to 'in an
> > >
> > > application based on the contents of the URL'.
> > Thank you, but that doesn't solve it. It says "Opening URL", but nothing
> > happens.
> > > To check that the mimetype associations are correct run from console:
> > > xdg-mime query default text/html
> > >
> > > and
> > >
> > > xdg-mime query default application/xhtml+xml
> > >
> > > Both commands should return 'firefox.desktop' or something similar.
> > Odd - they return nothing at all!
> > > Alternatively got to System Settings/File Associations and search for
> > > html.
> > I've done that. It's only KMail that behaves like this. Evolution and Claws-
> > Mail open Firefox.
> Weird. Can you run 'locate firefox.desktop' or alternatively 'locate
> kfmclient_html.desktop'. If either of them are found you could try to set it
> xdg-mime default whatever.desktop text/html application/xhtml+xml
> But it is rather odd that it doesn't just work out of the box...
Using apt-find (which is the version of "locate" that works here)
doesn't produce any relevant results.
Not to worry - I'll use Evolution instead, which doesn't have all these
problems. Thanks for your suggestions.
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