Launch automatically demexp client with Firefox, Mozilla, Thunderbird

One can launch automatically the demexp GTK+ 2.x client on a demexp URL by adding following line to file .firefox/default/xxxxx.xxx/prefs.js in your HOME directory (xxxxx.xxx is generated randomly at Firefox installation and is specific to your account). Be aware that Firefox should not be started when doing this modification:

user_pref("network.protocol-handler.app.demexp", "/usr/bin/demexp-client-gtk2");

Once this modification is made, following URL should launch the client demexp://tuxinette.linux-france.org:50000.

Différent kinds of demexp URL

Following URL are doing specific actions with the GTK+ 2.x demexp client:

  • Open the client on a given demexp server:
     demexp://server[:port]
  • Open the client on a given demexp server, selecting question number NN:
     demexp://server[:port]/browse/question/NN
  • Open the client on a given demexp server, opening vote dialog for question number NN:
     demexp://server[:port]/vote/question/NN
 
en/tips_on_demexp_url.txt · Last modified: 2005/12/24 19:29 by 86.199.103.146
 
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