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One Click Email in Web Browser
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Author:  Moe [ 17 Nov 2012, 23:27 ]
Post subject:  One Click Email in Web Browser

Open a terminal (<ctl><alt><t>)


sudo gedit /usr/local/bin/

When the edit opens; cut'n'paste:


sylpheed --compose "$1"

Save and close the file.


sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/

to make the file executable.

In your web browser (Firefox) that is already open go to

Edit> Preferences

Select <Applications>

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Change the "mailto" setting to "Use other..."

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Select the dandy little script you've just created.

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Close....and compose emails to any mailto: link you wish with just a click.

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Author:  Moe [ 18 Nov 2012, 19:55 ]
Post subject:  Re: One Click Email in Web Browser

Ok, in Step #2 where you choose you also see GMail, Yahoo Mail....I had to try it.

From the bilge I dragged up an old GMail account. I selected GMail at Step #2....VoilĂ ! if you prefer<sigh> to use GMail you can. There are also provisions to use other email or webmail apps as you so choose.

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