[CentOS] clicking on link in Thunderbird fails to open page in Firefox
bukowskiscat at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 02:09:26 UTC 2013
On 25/12/13 18:08, ken wrote:
> This worked fine for years until I updated firefox and thunderbird
> recently. Now, however, when I click on a link in an email in
> thunderbird, rather than open the indicated webpage in firefox, nothing
> at all happens.
> network.protocol-handler.app.http in tbird's about:config specifies the
> executable /usr/lib/thunderbird/open-browser.sh and running the latter
> at the CLI with a URL as an arg does work as expected: the spec'd URL is
> loaded into firefox. So I suspect a bug in tbird.
> Anyone else having this problem?
I'm having a problem with Thunderbird's links but not quite the same. I
click on a link in a email & it actually loads it in Chrome but then it
freezes the whole machine. I can launch a terminal via Ctrl-Alt-F2 but
can't get a prompt in order to actually do anything.
My only recourse is a hard reboot via the mains plug.
This has happened for the last few updates. If you get any joy from the
Thunderbird people, please let me know.
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