GNOME

How to set default browser in GNOME?

Change default browser in debian

update-alternatives --config x-www-browser

There are 4 alternatives which provide `x-www-browser'.

  Selection    Alternative
-----------------------------------------------
 +        1    /usr/bin/epiphany
*         2    /usr/bin/iceweasel
          3    /usr/bin/iceape
          4    /usr/bin/epiphany-gecko

Change GNOME setting by going to System -> Preferences -> Preferred Applications or running this in a command line:

gnome-default-applications-properties

Change the web browser from custom to iceweasel for example.

default_browser_in_gnome.jpg