Open URL to present browser

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at
Thu Sep 26 10:23:35 CEST 2013

On Thu, 2013-09-26 at 09:15 +0200, Xan wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to make a suggestion:
> Is it possible to implement this feature:
> when user click on URL in external application, then open URL in:
> - 1) opening browser
> - 2) if no openning browser, then his favorite...?
> Now all URL are open in favorite browser, but it's annoying if you have for example chromium open with 20 tabs and have wait seconds for opening firefox...
> Of course this behaviour could be disable in preferences menu.
> I think it's not too difficult to implement...
> Thanks in advance,
> Xan.
> PS: I'm just a simple user.

That's a bad idea. The opened browser might have insecure settings,
because the user use it for trustworthy sites only, but when click a
link e.g. in an email the default browser with secure settings should be

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