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How to set the Default Browser from the Command Line?

Due to an issue presented here I was inclined to use Google Chrome instead of Chromium.

I have set Firefox as the default browser and disabled that in Google Chrome, but the latter keeps opening the links in Office Writer (for example).

It is the same issue as here, except that here I use Lubuntu, and the answer there is for Gnome/Unity, and I do not have that settings.

Or do I?

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marked as duplicate by cipricus, fossfreedom Dec 5 '12 at 11:45

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

See if this helps. In other words, the current question may be a duplicate. – user25656 Dec 5 '12 at 10:51
@vasa1: thnx. i had just found an answer on ubuntuforums. i will close this as duplicate. but would you consider looking at this question and giving a vote to reopen? - it looks like duplicate because of the limited answer, but i ask for more answers that i cannot get as the question is closed – cipricus Dec 5 '12 at 10:53
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Source: here.

Fire in Terminal

sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser

enter password, see something like this

enter image description here

Type the number of your default browser of choice and then enter.

That's it.

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