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Linuxhelp _ Tips and Tricks _ How To Setup Mailto: In Firefox

Posted by: hughesjr Apr 23 2004, 06:59 AM

OK,

Here is how to setup FireFox to open an external mail application ... and how to set it to be what you want:

1. Type "about:config" into the URL field in Firefox
2. Right click anywhere in the list of preferences
3. Choose New->String in the pop up menu
4. Type "network.protocol-handler.app.mailto" for the name
5. Type "/usr/bin/evolution" (or the path to the mail app you use) for
the value
6. Restart Firefox

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