"Can't find firefox"

Cliff Laine lainecliff at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 15:52:42 GMT 2011

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 

> 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.

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