Thunderbird Misbehaviour f14
On 03/14/2011 09:05 AM, Jonathan Allen wrote:
> On 03/09/2011 06:26 PM, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
>>> I've just taken the plunge with a f14 upgrade. Almost everything seems sensible. One
>>> rather annoying oddity is the behaviour of thunderbird with links in emails. It
>>> detects that they are links (by colouring them and the cursor change on mouse-over)
>>> but when I click, nothing happens. I opened the thunderbird error console and it
>>> seems to be generating some kind of chrome error. Any clues as to what this might
>>> be and how I get to work properly?
>> Check your preferred applications and make sure that your preferred
>> browser is properly configured....and that Thunderbird knows about it.
> I can't even use the Thunderbird Hehlp system to find out how to do this.
> Pressing F1 (or selecting it from the menu) displays in the Error Console:
> Error: uncaught exception: [Exception... "Component returned failure code:
> 0x80004005 (NS_ERROR_FAILURE) [nsIExternalProtocolService.loadURI]" nsresult:
> "0x80004005 (NS_ERROR_FAILURE)" location: "JS frame ::
> chrome://messenger/content/mailCore.js :: openFormattedURL :: line 427" data: no]
Your preferred applications is a Fedora thingy, not a Thunderbird
thingy. Look at System -> Preferences -> Preferred Applications (in Gnome).
Kevin J. Cummings
Registered Linux User #1232 (http://counter.li.org)
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