preferred browser

Marton Balazs balmar3 at
Sat Oct 12 10:21:48 CEST 2013


I recently came across this problem on Ubuntu 12.04 and Alpine. The
solution was for me

sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser

which seems simply to change the symlink at


(to point to /usr/bin/firefox or whichever choice of browser you make.
This one seems to be used by yet another symlink



On Sat, 12 Oct 2013, Hartmut Haase wrote:

> Hi,
> if I change in the xfce-settings->preferred applications the browser from 
> Opera to Firefox, nothing happens, i. e. if I click on a link in Thunderbird, 
> it is still shown in Opera.
> Is this a problem of Xfce, Opera or Thunderbird? Or what else?
> -- 
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