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post Apr 23 2004, 07:07 AM
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In GNOME, the default browser is Mozilla. If you click on an HTTP link in an e-mail, or inside another document (like a PDF file), it will open in the default browser. Here is how to change the default browser (in GNOME) from mozilla to firefox.

Run this in a command terminal:


select the Custom Web browser and add this line firefox "%s"

(if the firefox executable is not in your path, include the full path to firefox ... ie, /usr/lib/firefox/firefox "%s")

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