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  1. #1

    Changing the default browser ?

    Help !
    I have a acer aspire one zg5 running on linux. I am looking to install the latest version of firefox but it seems very hard so I instead downloaded opera browser.
    I am lookingh to set this as the default i.e replace the default browser on the screen so when I click it Opera opens instead of the old firefox version.
    I am not the greatest on computers do any instructions would be greatly appriciated ?
    Thank you

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    Preferred Apllications.

    Hi. With my Xubuntu distro I'll go in Settings>Preferred Applications, and from there set the defaults for my browsing and mailing tools.
    You can try this.

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    Right click on the icon and change the application it calls from Firefox to Opera.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!


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