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Re: Second Request: Changing default apps 2



On 12:18pm Dec 17, 2004, John Aldrich wrote

> On Friday 17 December 2004 11:49, Jeff Kinz wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 11:41:48AM -0500, Andrew Overholt wrote:
> > > > So, please... someone tell me how to reconfigure FC3 to use KMail for
> > > > MY default mail client and Mozilla for my default HMTL viewer?
> > >
> > > Applications->Preferences->More Preferences->Preferred Applications
> > >
> > > (Web Browser, Mail Reader, Text Editor, Terminal)
> >
> > Andrew, Don't forget to mention that this menu path does not exist
> > on the KDE desktop (which the original poster is witching to.) and also,
> > setting preferences in the Gnome environment may not have any effect on
> > the KDE desktop environment.
> >
> Exactly. I suspect it would affect the preferred apps, but since I'm using KDE 
> and not Gnome, it's a moot point, and I fail to see why I should be forced to 
> switch to Gnome just to change my preferred apps. Why does RedHat/Fedora (in 
> their "infinite wisdom") assume everyone wants to run Gnome anyway, as it 
> seems they do?
> 
> 

well you don't need to switch to gnome. just use 

/usr/bin/gnome-default-applications-properties

from the command line


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