Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 107994
ftp links don't work
Last modified: 2013-04-02 00:18:42 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de-AT; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624
Description of problem:
Links to ftp:// don't open.
No option in "Preferences" to handle FTP.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.try ftp://people.redhat.com/ in email or signatures
Actual Results: Nothing.
Expected Results: Open a window with you favorite ftp client.
Nothing found in evolution bugzilla @
Submitted upstream to Ximian bugzilla...
This is almost certainly something libgnome/gnome-vfs related
Works after I added a handler for ftp in Filetypes&Applications.
Same with https. Problems only for people, who do not have
Yep, can confirm if you add the protocol to preferences/files and
programs that clicking on the link will work. Maybe this needs to be
changed to mozilla to include this feature when compiled?
Now that we can't edit File types & Applications anymore, it is
impossible to associate ftp:// protocol to anything if it's not
There shouldn't be a handler for ftp:///. That breaks file-manager
handling of ftp uris. (It'll launch the app when you click on a subdir).
However, it should just automatically work (open the link in
nautilus). And it does seem to work fine for me on a fresh install of
the latest version of rawhide.