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Thunderbird 12.0 does not open when I use "send link" in Firefox 12.0. Thunderbird is working and running. The usual new mail window does not appear.

In Firefox: EditPreferencesApplicationsmailto is set to "Use Thunderbird Mail".

I tried to set this to "Always ask", when I try to send something, I can select "Thunderbird", but nothing happens, when I press "OK".

(Also, in about:config "network.protocol-handler.external.mailto" is set to "true".)

By the way, I use Gnome instead of Unity. Can this be the reason for this behaviour?

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closed as off topic by fossfreedom May 14 '12 at 18:55

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Go to the application called "Preferred Applications" and make sure you have Thunderbird selected as your mail client. – Nathaniel Pisarski May 13 '12 at 19:33

This is a regression that will be addressed shortly. You can track this issue here.

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