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Ruschmann: Using Gmail as GNOME's Default Mailer (v1.1)

May 18, 2006, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"I started using Gmail as my primary mail application a little over a year ago. For the most part, it has been a pleasurable experience. However, to my knowledge there has not been a simple way to make Gmail your default mailer in GNOME. There are Firefox extensions that implement this functionality, but I used Epiphany and the functionality does not extend to the entire GNOME desktop..."

"My latest shell script changes all this. I can't take full credit. It is based apon a script by David L Norris entitled ymail. This simple hack changes the Yahoo URL to the proper Gmail one..."

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