[sylpheed:35924] Re: mailto: inside websites doesn't work anymore

Walter Hurry walterhurry at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 01:09:54 JST 2013

On Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:04:55 +0100, Dennis Schulmeister wrote:

> Hello all,
> I'm using sylpheed 3.3.0 on Fedora Linux. Quite a while back (maybe a
> year or so ago) I noticed that mailto: links in websites don't work
> anymore. At first I thought it was a temporary problem but then it
> didn't go away after several updates.
> Sylpheed does open but it it doesn't open a window to write a new
> message.
> Could this be a local problem here or do others get the same issue?

Which web browser? Firefox?
If so, in Firefox: Edit -> Preferences -> Applications -> mailto
Set Action to something like 'mailto.sh'
Then create a one line shell script in your path, called mailto.sh:

sylpheed --compose "$1"

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