[Alpine-info] opening urls with firefox
mbmiller+l at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 12:52:35 PDT 2010
On Tue, 13 Apr 2010, Stan Peale wrote:
> After installing a new version of firefox (version 3.6.3), I can no
> longer open urls from alpine. The screen blinks and "viewer application
> complete" appears, but no firefox window is opened. How do I fix alpine
> to be compatible with the new version of firefox?
Are you using a Linux system, Mac OS X or Windows?
I'm using Ubuntu and this is how I start alpine:
alpine -z -feature-list=no-use-subshell-for-suspend -color-style=force-ansi-8color -url-viewers="/usr/bin/firefox %s &> /dev/null"
Of course I'm mostly recommending the last part of this line:
-url-viewers="/usr/bin/firefox %s &> /dev/null"
It seems to automatically open the file in a new tab. It might be that
your problem is with a symlink somewhere no longer pointing to the right
binary. Or maybe with a script like this one:
Or maybe you have $BROWSER set in a way that no longer works.
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