Is there a way that when you click an IRC url (such as irc://##linux) that it will open Pidgin? I believe it has something to do with gconf-editor, but I do not know the terminal command to start an IRC chat in Pidgin.

I am using Linux Mint, if that matters.


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To follow up to Mikel's answer, check out Integrating a new URIs Scheme handler to Gnome and Firefox. (Posted this because Mikel's link is now a dead link).

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