Azureus Magnet Links for Linux

On a Windows machine with Firefox and Azureus installed magnet links in web pages are already associated with Azureus. In Linux (at least in my experience with Gentoo) this association is missing by default.

The following steps will enable the desired functionality.

In Firefox
Type about:config into the address bar and press Enter.

Right-click -> New -> Boolean -> Name: network.protocol-handler.external.magnet -> Value -> true

Right-click -> New -> String -> Name: -> Value -> /usr/bin/azureus

Ensure network.protocol-handler.expose-all is set to true

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