Claws-Mail & Firefox

This describes how to sending Links in Firefox via Claws-Mail.
First create a Script called with Content:

exec sylpheed-claws --compose "$1"

Make it executable:

$ chmod +x



in the Firefox URL-Field. Check that


is set to


. Check if there is a setting called

. If not make it as a new


. Set the Value to



That’s it. Now, if you are clicking on a mailto:-Link or pressing the “Send Link:-Button” in Firefox, Claws-Mail should open.

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2 Responses to Claws-Mail & Firefox

  1. Paul says:

    You don’t need the script, you can just put ‘claws-mail’ as the value of

    • 3r3m1t says:

      I know, this is meanwhile obsolete, but is was (or is) helpful for older version of Firefox. Thanks for your comment!

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