Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 179837
torrent search uses mozilla instead of firefox
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:22 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20060126 Fedora/1.5-5 Firefox/1.5
Description of problem:
When using the search option in the bittorrent-gui it opens mozilla instead of firefox
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start bittorrent client
2. search for torrent
Actual Results: it opens mozilla
Expected Results: it should use firefox (mozilla deprecated >fc5)
This isn't a bittorrent-specific issue, because bittorrent uses the "webbrowser"
module from the python package in Fedora Core to bring up the browser. That
module has a hard-coded search order, and might not actually find firefox at all
since it seems to look for "mozilla-firefox" rather than just "firefox".
* Add a symlink: /usr/bin/mozilla-firefox -> firefox
* Raise a bug on python to get it to look for "firefox" instead of
"mozilla-firefox" in webbrowser.py
* Set the BROWSER environment variable to "firefox"
See http://python.active-venture.com/lib/module-webbrowser.html for more on the
I believe this is a duplicate of Bug 173275.
If it's OK with you I'll close it as such.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 173275 ***