Bug 229118 - "Preferred Applications" applet lacks alternative items
"Preferred Applications" applet lacks alternative items
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Control Center Maintainer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-02-17 09:11 EST by Joachim Frieben
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-03-03 11:41:35 EST
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Screenshot of "Preferred Applications" applet for a new user (32.09 KB, image/png)
2007-02-17 09:13 EST, Joachim Frieben
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Description Joachim Frieben 2007-02-17 09:11:57 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):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in to fresh account.
2. Open "Preferred Applications" aplet.
3. Try to change the default "Web Browser" application.
Actual results:
None, because "firefox" is the only item.

Expected results:
All installed browsers are listed, and the preferred browser can be

Additional info:
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"
Comment 1 Joachim Frieben 2007-02-17 09:13:53 EST
Created attachment 148269 [details]
Screenshot of "Preferred Applications" applet for a new user
Comment 2 Joachim Frieben 2007-03-03 11:40:45 EST
Fixed in "control-center-2.17.92-1.fc7".

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