[kdepim-users] "mailing list/post new message" starts up Thunderbird?!?!

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Jan 2 16:49:57 GMT 2015

René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> Hello
> Best for 2015!
> I have something weird. I'd already noticed that some applications will
> launch Thunderbird instead of using the running kontact/kmail instance
> when I use a mailto: URI or similar.
> Now, I find that kontact/kmail itself does the same when I click on the
> "post new message" action in the Message/Mailing List menu.
> WTH? And more importantly, what can I do about it? AFAIK I have configured
> my system (Kubuntu 14.04) to use kmail, though I did use Thunderbird at
> some point in the past.

check your mimetype association for mimetype: x-scheme-handler/mailto

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