On Wed, 9 Aug 2006 18:53:04 -0400 (EDT) Jerry McAllister wrote:

> Hi All,

> I recently installed Firefox 1.5 on a FreeBSD 6.1 system.
> Mostly it seems to work fine with some apparent finickyness 
> about odd character sets.   Since it does not include Email, I 
> also installed Thunderbird which works as its own standalone.

> But, when I am looking at a web page that has a 'mailto:' in a 
> tag and I click on the link to send a message to whoever, nothing
> happens - presumably because there is no mail handler in Firefox.

> So, how, in FreeBSD 6.xxx do I deal with this?   Can I make it 
> call up something like a plugin or whatever to handle that mailto: 
> Email item.    I haven't found anything that looks like a 
> configuration item for such as that.

> Thanks for any help you can give,

Consider reading the following thread (it helped me with

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
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