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Setting Firefox/Iceweasel As Your Default Browser

Commands:

sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser
sudo update-alternatives --config gnome-www-browser

Opening Thunderbird/Icedove Links In Firefox/Iceweasel

First open the about:config dialog:

  • Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Config Editor

Set the following properties to their respective values:

  • network.protocol-handler.app.http: x-www-browser
  • network.protocol-handler.app.https: x-www-browser
  • network.protocol-handler.warn-external.http: true
  • network.protocol-handler.warn-external.https: true

Then visit the following dialog:

  • Edit -> Preferences -> Attachments

Set the following "Content Types" to x-www-browser:

  • http
  • https

After all of the restart.

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