"Can't find firefox"

Cliff Laine lainecliff at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 14:09:36 GMT 2011

On Friday 09 December 2011 13:40:10 Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> On Friday 09 Dec 2011 09:52 my mailbox was graced by a message from Cliff
> Laine who wrote:
> > Sorry to ask what seems like a fairly common question but I have tried
> > the solutions in the FAQ and I still can't get KMail to open my default
> > browser.
> > In System Settings I have the defaiult browser set to firefox.
> > In Konqueror I have the path to firefox set in the file associations. I
> > know it is the right path as it opens firefox from the terminal.
> > I have added %u to the end of the command.
> > Still it says it can't find the browser.  Anything else I can do?
> Have you tried putting the full pathname of the prog (/usr/bin/firefox) ?

Hi Ron

Yes, I've tried that - the path is correct. I checked it opening in a 

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