[Users] Display of mail attachment in running browser

Ricardo Mones ricardo at mones.org
Tue Oct 1 18:06:33 CEST 2013

On Tue, Oct 01, 2013 at 11:02:59AM -0400, Haines Brown wrote:
> My wife runs claws mail on debian. When she opens a message with an
> attachment, a URL is displayed. When she clicks on the URL to view the
> attachment, an error message pops up that Firefox is already running and
> must be closed. However, she runs virtual desktops in which claws mail and
> firefox are always running. 
> Is there any way to have claws send the URL to a running instance of
> Firefox rather than having to stop the Firefox application and starting it
> afresh for each HTML mail attachment?

  Umm, “firefox '%s'” works for me (Debian sid/wheezy/squeeze).
  What does she have in Configuration/Prerences/External Programs/Web browser ?

  Ricardo Mones 
  Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but 
  that's not why we do it.                            Richard Feynman

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