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From: Stuart Haas <stuart@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Thunderbird - firefox links not opening
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2005 15:15:51
Richard Freeman wrote:

> > >Sorry - hate to self-reply, but I did obtain an additional puzzle piece > >- thunderbird is indeed calling /usr/bin/firefox. I put a line in the > >shell script to append a line to a log file each time it is run, and it > >is in fact being run. > > > And I hate to reply again, but I got it working. See bug 97832. The > mozilla-launcher uses an environment variable passing the name of the > program to be run, and doesn't unset it when it is done using it. The > value of this variable overrides the name of the executable that was > called. It was apparently set when I originally launched thunderbird, > so when I ran firefox it was instead trying to talk to itself.
This problem just resurfaced with thunderbird 1.0.5. I'm getting the message when I click on a link: /usr/libexec/mozilla-launcher: can't find the browser :-( Stuart -- Stuart Haas stuart@××××××××××.com -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Thunderbird - firefox links not opening Richard Freeman <rich0@×××××××.net>