Open URLs from Terminal (rxvt)Tech linux
While using the terminal based IRC client “irssi” I faced the problem that I always had to copy and paste URLs to my webbrowser.
After a little research I found a way to open URLs just by clicking the mouse wheel. It’s quite easy: you need a special terminal: rxvt-unicode (urxvt).
Add the following lines to your ~/.Xdefaults file:
URxvt.perl-ext-common: matcher URxvt.urlLauncher: firefox
Then apply the new settings with