Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 106256
htmlview should prefer GNOME or KDE browsers to X11_GENERIC
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:31 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703
Description of problem:
Better when htmlview detects GNOME is running, then it prefer X11BROWSERS_GNOME
to X11BROSERS_GENERIC. Same for KDE.
BTW, better it does a better check for a GNOME session. It completely fails in
a multi-user environment (pidof gnome-session).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. See the source.
Currently (2.0.0-12), htmlview will look to see if GConf's
/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/unknown is defined. However, when one
sets their default browser using the GNOME control center's
/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http gets set. One of two things should
1. htmlview should be patched to read
/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http instead of
/desktop/gnome/url-handlers/unknown (see attached patch)
- or -
2. control-center should be patched to write the user's selected
default browser to /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/unknown (and probably
https) in addition to /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http.
Created attachment 98556 [details]
Patch to cause htmlview to use browser defined by gnome-default-applications-properties
See also http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=123487.
This seems to be fixed in rawhide. From the RPM's ChangeLog:
* Fri Apr 16 2004 Warren Togami <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2.0.0-13
- read http instead of unknown key
Could the submitter of this bug test the rawhide htmlview package to
see if this bug is fixed? I think this bug should be closed (see