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I am using Google Chrome (not Chromium, I have my reasons) as default web browser, but I want to use Firefox for Ubuntu web apps.

Is there any way to force web apps to open in Firefox and not in default web browser?

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closed as off topic by devav2, Oli Oct 23 '12 at 14:14

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This is already filed as a bug. Check out bugs.launchpad.net/libunity-webapps/+bug/1036726 –  devav2 Oct 23 '12 at 13:26
    
Thanks for the link. I hope it will be implemented. –  Alex7Kom Oct 23 '12 at 14:44
    
I don't understand why this question was considered off topic and closed. Double-checked the FAQ. –  Alex7Kom Oct 23 '12 at 14:48
    
@Alex7Kom - confirmed bugs are off-topic. Please subscribe to the bug-report for further updates. –  fossfreedom Oct 23 '12 at 15:14
    
@fossfreedom Thank you for clearing that up for me. –  Alex7Kom Oct 23 '12 at 15:20
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According to here:

To set your default desktop applications for actions such as Web Browser, Email, or Video, open the System Settings window from the panel.

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Select the Details icon in the System Settings window.

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Select the Default Applications category and use the drop-down boxes to select a default application. Application will appear here after you’ve installed them – for example, you can install VLC and select it as your default video player from here.

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