[arch-general] no desktop: howto change default browser?
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Mon Sep 12 15:41:51 EDT 2011
> Uli Armbruster [2011-09-11T21:50 CEST]:
>> export BROWSER=your_browser
>> into your bashrc, zshrc or into a file you put into /etc/profile.d,
>> depending on what you want.
> some application (in my case e.g. google earth) doesn't work
> correctly by putting BROWSER variable into ~/.zshrc. I've solved by
> putting the following into ~/.xprofile:
> export BROWSER
That's odd. I tried "env BROWSER=firefox evince <some-PDF-document>",
but evince would continue to use epiphany.
But thanks for the hint! I wonder why the "$BROWSER standard" isn't
honoured by evince.
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