Sunday, November 16, 2014

Command to change the default browser

Open the Terminal and run:

sudo update-alternatives --config  x-www-browser

Then you will see something like this:

There are 3 choices for the alternative x-www-browser (providing /usr/bin/x-www-browser).

  Selection    Path                           Priority   Status
* 0            /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable   200       auto mode
  1            /usr/bin/epiphany-browser       85        manual mode
  2            /usr/bin/firefox                40        manual mode
  3            /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable   200       manual mode
Press enter to keep the current choice[*], or type selection number:

Push the number key you like and then Enter.

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