Subject: Re: Thunderbird and Firefox
To: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/29/2007 16:41:10
On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 16:26:28 +0000 (GMT)
David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > I'm having an odd problem with Thunderbird: when I receive email
> > with links, clicking on them doesn't open the links in Firefox.
> > That's rather odd... Is there some option I'm missing. I don't
> > see anything in the preferences menus.
> In your thunderbird prefs.js set
> user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.ftp", "/usr/pkg/bin/firefox");
Thanks; that did it.
> I have nfi why this is not exposed in the UI...
Nor I why it's not the default, unless it's some misguided
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb