[Geany-Users] Tell Geany To Launch HTML Files In Mozilla Firefox on Xubuntu 14.04?

Jesse Palser jessepalsermailinglists at xxxxx
Mon Dec 8 21:51:45 UTC 2014

On 12/08/2014 04:47 PM, Colomban Wendling wrote:
> Le 08/12/2014 22:42, Jesse Palser a écrit :
>> On 12/08/2014 04:10 PM, Colomban Wendling wrote:
>>> Set the preferred browser in Edit->Preferences->Tools->Browser.
>>> Normally by default it should be something like x-www-browser on Ubuntu
>>> so it should use the default's browser on the system, but you can change
>>> it to whatever command you'd like, like "firefox".
>>> Alternatively a less slick method is to set the execute command to
>>> something like:
>>>      firefox "file://%d/%f"
>>> instead of the default "builtin", but this will open a terminal window
>>> in addition, which will probably be annoying.
>>> […]
>> Hi,
>> The command works well, but a terminal window opens too?
>> Is there a command to tell Geany to open HTML file in Firefox without
>> showing terminal window?
> OK, I knew I shouldn't have mentioned the second solution :)
> Use the first solution: reset the Execute command to "builtin" (without
> the quotes) and set edit->preferences->tools->browser to "firefox".
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Thanks for the help with Geany.
In Xubuntu settings, Mozilla Firefox IS the default web browser.
Not sure if it's issue with Xubuntu or Geany, but using "builtin" opens 
Google Chrome.



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