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Default Bowser is Firefox. This should stay like this. I want to click on unity-mail button and chrome should open instead of Firefox. Is this possible. Is there a switch in .config/unity-mail.conf?. I can't find any documentation. Thank you for your time.

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I found the answer here: https://answers.launchpad.net/unity-mail/+question/212243

Add this to your config or simply edit in the config pane (right mouse click on icon -> Change Account details) and add your values for every task (Home, Compose, Inbox & Sent).

Home = Exec:google-chrome https://mail.google.com/mail/
Compose = Exec:google-chrome https://mail.google.com/mail/#compose
Inbox = Exec:google-chrome https://mail.google.com/mail/#inbox
Sent = Exec:google-chrome https://mail.google.com/mail/#sent
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In the long run Ubuntu should provide a possibility to set a Browser as a Mail client in System Setting -> Details -> Default Application –  Johannes Jan 27 '13 at 11:51
if this is the correct answer you can mark the question as answered. –  duxk.gh Jan 27 '13 at 14:05
@dugxk.gh I tried - "You can accept your own answer in 2 days" –  Johannes Jan 27 '13 at 14:42

you should change your default browser:

change system-settings -> details -> default applications -> web to chrome.

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Thats exactly what I dont want. My gmail account should be binded to chrome as I have written in the question. Firefox should still be default for "web". –  Johannes Jan 27 '13 at 11:53
I got it buddy.sorry. –  Pixelizer Jan 27 '13 at 11:55
Thanks anyway for your time. –  Johannes Jan 27 '13 at 11:59

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