[Users] URL not passed to Firefox

Andrej Kacian ticho at claws-mail.org
Fri Mar 30 11:02:30 CEST 2018

On Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:28:51 +0800
appakhabar <flongbox at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all
> Lately, clicking on a link in an email does not result in the link
> being passed to Firefox, which merely opens a blank window. This only
> happened in the past couple of weeks.
> Changing from "use system default" and choosing one of the firefox or
> mozilla choices in Preferences > External programs doesn't work. Using
> "qupzilla "%s" does open the URL. It's a minor inconvenience I can live
> with, but it would be good to know how to restore the default behaviour.
> System:
> Claws-Mail 3.15.0, Firefox 59.0.2 (64-bit)
> Mageia 6 version 4.14.25 on Thinkpad laptop

You could probably get some hint about what's wrong by running
"claws-mail --debug" in a terminal emulator, and looking at what gets
printed when you click on a link.


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