i'm using firefox 14. When i click a link outside the browser it opens a new firefox window showing google.com(My home page).

I have tried setting into

xdg-settings set default-web-browser firefox.desktop

but that does not seems working. Please suggest anything possible for this problem



I am having the same issue. Use of any other browser specified in "Default Applications" works just fine but Firefox opens a default page every time and not the hyperlink I clicked on. Just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 as of today :oP Found this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1959974

From the above link disabling the "Ubuntu Firefox Modifications" extension has a behaviour change. Instead of going to the Ubuntu Google page it goes to the Mozilla google page, neither of which are my start page as I have FF set to load the last pages visited. Hopefully this helps.

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