Set ubuntu default browser

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ew start_browser
 # set it to the flavor of the week
 # start with c-s-g, then set as default

# this seems the ugly necessary way in gnome
xdg-settings set default-web-browser firefox.desktop
# OR
xdg-settings set default-web-browser google-chrome.desktop

# this didn't do anything, maybe it's deprecated, but it's available still, doh
sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser # then pick a number