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by dBC
Tue Aug 21, 2012 9:33 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: How to make Chrome as default browser?
Replies: 14
Views: 47921

Re: How to make Chrome as default browser?

OK, this article describes the extent of the problem:

http://blog.codef00.com/2011/02/18/the- ... x-debacle/

It seems skype uses the BROWSER environment variable convention. So setting that to /usr/bin/chromium-browser means skype will now use chromium.
by dBC
Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: How to make Chrome as default browser?
Replies: 14
Views: 47921

Re: How to make Chrome as default browser?

Even editing ~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list as suggested 2 replies back, doesn't seem to effect where skype fetches its browser from. Skype claims to use the default browser, but after doing the above, it still uses firefox. There must be another file around somewhere that says firefox is...
by dBC
Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 13 Mate - PAE kernel / kernel versions
Replies: 2
Views: 1326

Re: Mint 13 Mate - PAE kernel / kernel versions

Thanks for the very speedy reply! And for the pointer as to why kernels are treated specially. I'm now up and running in PAE mode.
by dBC
Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:31 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 13 Mate - PAE kernel / kernel versions
Replies: 2
Views: 1326

Mint 13 Mate - PAE kernel / kernel versions

I thought I'd read in the doco that the install process would automatically install the -pae- kernel if it found you had heaps of RAM. My i7 with 6G of RAM ran the Ubuntu -pae- kernel fine, but the Mint install didn't offer it as an option. There's no sign of it in /boot: # ls /boot abi-3.2.0-23-gen...

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