Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 229118
"Preferred Applications" applet lacks alternative items
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:57 EST
Description of problem:
After a fresh install from the "FC Development" tree and logging into
a new account, the "Preferred Applications" applet does not offer any
alternatives to the default selections, e.g., there is only "firefox"
present as "Web Browser" application. Both "elinks" and "epiphany" are
not included albeit being installed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to fresh account.
2. Open "Preferred Applications" aplet.
3. Try to change the default "Web Browser" application.
None, because "firefox" is the only item.
All installed browsers are listed, and the preferred browser can be
Launching "gnome-default-applications-properties" from the command line
leads to a warning, namely:
'I/O warning : failed to load external entity
It seems like a path has not been set correctly during the "configure"
Created attachment 148269 [details]
Screenshot of "Preferred Applications" applet for a new user
Fixed in "control-center-2.17.92-1.fc7".