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How do I make firefox my default browser on my mac?


Safari comes up as default - want to change to firefox.

Safari comes up as default - want to change to firefox.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100315 Firefox/3.5.9

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See [[how to make Firefox the default browser]].