Bug 239300 - launchmail should fallback to kmail in KDE
launchmail should fallback to kmail in KDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: htmlview (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
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Blocks: FC7Target Fedora7LiveCD
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Reported: 2007-05-07 10:03 EDT by Sebastian Vahl
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-09 13:15:47 EDT
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Description Sebastian Vahl 2007-05-07 10:03:15 EDT
Description of problem:
launchmail only checks if evolution exists. Is this is not the case an error 
be shown: "ERROR: The mail client evolution does not exist.  Please 
If /usr/bin/gnome-default-applications-properties doesn't exist that would be 

On KDE LiveCD we don't have gnome-default-applications-properties. So after a 
installation to hard disk the user would not know how to reconfigure this. The 
best way here would be to fallback to kmail in a KDE session.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install KDE LiveCD or remove evolution and 
2. Login into KDE
3. Launch launchmail
Actual results: Error Message

Expected results: kmail would be startet

Additional info: I've misread #230023. So I've opened a single bug for this. 
#239293 is the same issue.
Comment 1 Warren Togami 2007-05-07 11:36:56 EDT
Please see if this makes it behave as expected in the LiveCD.
Comment 2 Sebastian Vahl 2007-05-08 04:53:43 EDT
Working fine here.
Comment 3 Warren Togami 2007-05-09 13:15:47 EDT
htmlview-4.0.0-2.fc7 is in F7 now.  It falls back in the KDE-only case to a list
of "if it exists use it".  konqueror and kmail are at the top of that list.

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