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Re: [SLE] Viewing man pages in Mozilla?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 00:56:18 +0200
  • Message-id: <200410060056.18917.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday, 6 October 2004 00.43, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 October 2004 2:41 pm, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > On Tuesday, 5 October 2004 17.48, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> > > I'd like to use Mozilla rather than Konqueror to view man pages, since
> > > Mozilla is my default browser. But if I attempt to view them in
> > > Mozilla
>
> I
>
> > > get the message "man is not a registered protocol". So how do I
> > > register
>
> a
>
> > > protocol such as "man"?
> >
> > It seems to be controlled from the gnome control centre. Run
> >
> > gnome-control-center
> >
> > go to file associations, Internet Services and edit the entries for "man"
>
> and
>
> > "info". Mine say
> >
> > gnome-help "%s"
> >
> > in the Program field
>
> Do you think that Mozilla subcontracts to gnome-control-center for such
> things?

It does, yes. The protocols mozilla doesn't know about, it hands over to "the
platform" to handle, and in linux mozilla tries to integrate with gnome, so
it hands it over to it.

> I found the reference to gnome-help and tried changing it to
> "man"

No, it should be gnome-help "%s", you need to have the yelp package installed

Are you running the suse rpm of mozilla?

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