Re: [Evolution] Evolution and Firefox

On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 11:16 -0400, Art Alexion wrote:
On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 10:31 -0400, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 10:10 -0400, Art Alexion wrote:
I'm not absolutely certain, but I understood that firefox is not a
app, just built with gtk+ (like a qt app that isn't full blown KDE).
You don't need to load gnome to run firefox (or gtk+ based
You will need gnome to run evolution, though.

And to allow clicking on mailto: links from Firefox pages. If you open
about:config in FF, you'll find no reference to Evolution even if it's
configured as your mail client, so I conclude that FF is using the Gnome
config system for this.

Except I have a KDE PC (Kubuntu) that doesn't have any gnome installed.
I specifically did not install firefox from the Ubuntu repositories
because it wanted to install gnome.  Instead I installed it from and put it statically in /opt and it runs fine.  Admittedly
the mailto links open kmail, but I just set that in ff's about:config.  

Actually (I hadn't know this till I saw your reply) there are easier


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