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    Hi all,

    I have searched for the answer to this, but was unable to find any mention. Can I use my own browser (Firefox) with Zimbra Desktop? When I select a link in an email, I get the Zimbra browser, which I don't want. Thanks!

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    The Zimbra Desktop should use your default application for handling URL's when clicking on a link in an email.

    What is the Zimbra browser?

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    It should always open a link in default browser. Which platform is this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by geekneck View Post
    Hi all,

    I have searched for the answer to this, but was unable to find any mention. Can I use my own browser (Firefox) with Zimbra Desktop? When I select a link in an email, I get the Zimbra browser, which I don't want. Thanks!
    My about box says "Yahoo Zimbra Desktop 1.0 (build 1513)". I'm running on Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) AMD64. Thanks!

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    Have you set a browser (e.g. Firefox) as your default browser yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by geekneck View Post
    My about box says "Yahoo Zimbra Desktop 1.0 (build 1513)". I'm running on Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) AMD64. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmhe View Post
    Have you set a browser (e.g. Firefox) as your default browser yet?
    Yes, Firefox set as default browser in System|Preferences|Preferred Applications

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    If FF is in the middle of updating (or has downloaded an update and ready to apply), you may see ZD is opening in its own window for links clicked.

    Quote Originally Posted by geekneck View Post
    Yes, Firefox set as default browser in System|Preferences|Preferred Applications

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    Nope, no updates. ZD has never opened links in FF... :-(

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    hmmm, let's do one more test: Firefox->Edit->Preferences->Advanced->General->System Defaults->Check Now

    what do you see?

    Quote Originally Posted by geekneck View Post
    Nope, no updates. ZD has never opened links in FF... :-(

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    another thing you can try is to set default browser as something else; then set it back to firefox; restart zd afterward.

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