[Bug 36905] KDE hyperlinks in do not work in a standard (non-kde) Ubuntu enviroment.
ribs at riblet.plus.com
Tue Mar 28 17:18:12 UTC 2006
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KDE hyperlinks in do not work in a standard (non-kde) Ubuntu enviroment.
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This seems to affect all KDE applications which use this code for hyperlinks, not just amaroK. I have kept the orignal bug below as it highlights the issue and gives good steps to re-produce.
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On a standard Ubuntu Dapper (I doubt this affects KUbuntu)
installation. I installed Amarok. Went to the "About amaroK' menu
item in the "Help" menu. There is a link there to amarok.kde.org.
Clicking this link does not bring up firefox pointing at the
expected website. Instead, I see a rather cryptic error come up:
Could not launch the brower:
Could not find service 'kfmclient'.
I suspect that something has not been started/installed here. And I
fear it could affect other KDE applications running in Ubuntu, not
just amaroK. I have a feeling that amaroK/kdeinit is looking for
Konqueror, or a URL handler or something, but cannot find it (pure
guesswork here, I'm no coder).
Installed amaroK version is: 2:1.3.8-0ubuntu7 (according to
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