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From GNOME to KDE and back again: old computing habits are hard to break

Posted by: sombragris on March 24, 2008 02:04 PM
"A third difference, which still puzzles me, is that I never completely succeeded in making Thunderbird my default email application in Kubuntu. I consulted online guides and scrounged around in the KDE Help files and did what I thought they told me to do, but I still couldn't click on a mailto link in a Firefox window and have a Thunderbird "compose mail" window open automatically."

My goodness, Roblimo! Have you tried going to the KDE Control Center (kcontrol), and then selecting KDE Components > Component Chooser > Email client?

Have you ever tried KDE Components > File Associations , for office formats?

Preferring GNOME to KDE is OK for me. I respect personal preference and even though KDE is my choice since 2000 onwards, I regard GNOME as a terrific desktop environment. But offering such lame excuses on issues easily solvable simply does not cut.

Best regards,

Eduardo
(running KDE 3.5.7 from a Celeron 466, using Slackware 11.0)

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