Change firefox/thunderbird open dialog application
demelier.david at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 14:04:38 UTC 2010
On 29/12/2010 13:04, Alexandre wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 11:48 AM, David Demelier
> <demelier.david at gmail.com <mailto:demelier.david at gmail.com>> wrote:
> When you download a file with firefox or thunderbird you'll get this
> window : http://ompldr.org/vNnJxag
> But I would like to switch the application to use for a certain
> mimetype like Text file should use leafpad, http link firefox and so on.
> I do not really like to browse to the pointed binary since you
> cannot be sure it will works if you put your configuration on a
> system where binaries are not in the same place and you cannot add
> additional flags neither.
> I never found anywhere where you can edit these settings,
> Kind regards,
> David Demelier
> In the Firefox preferences, there is an 'Application' menu where you can
> associate the application with mimetype.
But it's the same thing, it opens a dialog window to search a full
On ubuntu and other desktop aim distributions, these action are
associated to .desktop files I think. They may have been set globally
within GNOME or KDE maybe.
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