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

“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…”

Complete
Story