[Bug 379053] [NEW] settings in $HOME/.kde/config/kdeglobals doesn't respect XDG_DATA_DIRS

Marc Gariépy mg at revolutionlinux.com
Thu May 21 14:34:18 UTC 2009

Public bug reported:

I'm on a ltsp setup, i can use different .desktop files depending of the
user, i set XDG_DATA_DIRS to set desktop file to be used for the users.
In my $HOME/.kde/config/kdeglobals i set
BrowserApplication[$e]=firefox.desktop but kde doesn't use the
environment variable XDG_DATA_DIRS to launch the right firefox.desktop.

I think that kde should look at XDG_DATA_DIRS to launch the

** Affects: kdebase (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

settings in $HOME/.kde/config/kdeglobals doesn't respect XDG_DATA_DIRS
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