Making hyperlinks work between Firefox and Thunderbird

General Information

This guide will help you install Firefox and Thunderbird. nike free nike air max 90 ugg olsen nike air max 90 chaussures ugg femme This guide will also explain how to configure Thunderbird to open http, asics tiger https, Louboutin Pas Cher chaussure nike cortez and ftp links in Firefox and how to configure Firefox to open mailto links in Thunderbird.


Requirements

  1. Working X Desktop
  2. Possible root access

Installation

Firefox Installation

Installation is straight forward.

 # cd /usr/ports/www/firefox # make install clean 

Thunderbird Installation

Installation is straight forward.

 # cd /usr/ports/mail/thunderbird # make install clean 


Configuration for all users.

How to set up Thunderbird to open Firefox when you click on an http, christian louboutin https, or ftp link

Make sure any instances of Thunderbird are closed and then change to the global preferences directory as root. asics soldes Christian Louboutin Pas Cher Chaussures Adidas UGG Maylin Then add the preference lines to the all-thunderbird.js file.

 # cd /usr/local/lib/thunderbird/lib/thunderbird/defaults/pref # echo 'pref("network.protocol-handler.app.http", "/usr/local/bin/firefox");' >> all-thunderbird.js # echo 'pref("network.protocol-handler.app.https", "/usr/local/bin/firefox");' >> all-thunderbird.js # echo 'pref("network.protocol-handler.app.ftp", "/usr/local/bin/firefox");' >> all-thunderbird.js 

Thunderbird is now configured to open Firefox when you click on an http or https link.

How to set up Firefox to open thunderbird when you click on a mailto link

Make sure any instances of Firefox are closed and then change to the global preferences directory as root. asics gel pas cher basket new balance new balance mrl996 new balance femme new balance soldes Then Add the preference line to the firefox.js file.

 # cd /usr/local/lib/firefox/defaults/pref/ # echo 'pref("network.protocol-handler.app.mailto", nike roshe run "/usr/local/bin/thunderbird");' >> firefox.js 

Firefox is now configured to open Thunderbird when you click on a mailto link.

Configuration for only the logged in user.

How to set up Thunderbird to open Firefox when you click on an http, https, ugg soldes nike chaussure or ftp link

Make sure any instances of Thunderbird are closed and change to the user preferences directory.

 $ cd ~/.thunderbird 

List the files in the directory. ugg australia adidas zx flux pas cher nike air max pas cher new balance 2017 new balance femme There should be a directory created of random characters ending in .default.

 $ ls -lF total 6 -rw-r--r-- 1 jared jared 335 Feb 17 12:20 appreg drwx------ 6 jared jared 512 Feb 20 22:57 h5gprd9d.default/ -rw-r--r-- 1 jared jared 104 Feb 20 22:56 profiles.ini 

Change to the .default directory and add the preference lines to the prefs.js file.

 $ cd *.default $ echo 'user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.http", "/usr/local/bin/firefox");' >> prefs.js $ echo 'user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.https", "/usr/local/bin/firefox");' >> prefs.js $ echo 'user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.ftp", nike roshe run 2017 asics gel lyte v "/usr/local/bin/firefox");' >> prefs.js 

Thunderbird is now configured to open Firefox when you click on an http or https link.

How to set up Firefox to open thunderbird when you click on a mailto link

Make sure any instances of Firefox are closed and then change to the user preferences directory.

 $ cd ~/.mozilla/firefox 

List the files in the directory.

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