[SATLUG] problems with default browser.

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 07:58:23 CDT 2011


On Thursday, April 07, 2011 13:41:42 Enrique Sanchez wrote:
> Hello folks,
> 
> I've been happily running Ubunto 10.x for the last couple of months
> and I use Google Chrome as my primary & default web browser, however,
> I use FF as well for other purposes such as navigating into my
> workplace sites, etc....
> 
> I have setup Chrome to be my default browser and I have made sure
> firefox is set not to become the default browser upon startup and not
> even check whether it is the default or not, but after either few
> hours/days, I end up with FF as the default browser.
> 
> Any clues what could be happening?
> 
> thansk,
> esv.
> 

I'm not sure about Gnome desktop, but I do know that in the KDE control center there is a default applications list which normally has FF set as the default web browser. That 
setting tends to override whatever had been set in the browser's config and needs to be changed.


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