chrome dolphin integration 15.04

R.P. Charbonneau etriaph at gmail.com
Thu May 7 19:39:43 UTC 2015


Before I make some continued suggestions, can you verify if this is a fresh install of Vivid (15.04) and are you using the backports PPA?

On May 7, 2015 03:33:42 PM Dale Trombley wrote:
> Didn't work :(
> I backed up the file and then edited as suggested, restarted the computer
> just make good and sure but it still doesn't work. The file picker that
> comes up looks very gtk ish. just generic, has no options for previews.
> 
> On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 11:01 PM, R.P. Charbonneau <etriaph at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > I think the script you had edited before is /usr/bin/xdg-open
> >
> > Make a backup of this file before you edit it, and your changes may be
> > overwritten if the package receives an update.  This is a temporary fix
> > only.  Where you see:
> >
> > case "$DE" in
> >     kde)
> >     open_kde "$url"
> >     ;;
> >
> >     gnome)
> >     open_gnome "$url"
> >     ;;
> >
> >     xfce)
> >     open_xfce "$url"
> >     ;;
> >
> >     lxde)
> >     open_lxde "$url"
> >     ;;
> >
> >     generic)
> >     open_generic "$url"
> >     ;;
> >
> >     *)
> >     exit_failure_operation_impossible "no method available for opening
> > '$url'"
> >     ;;
> > esac
> >
> > Change all calls to open_* to open_kde.  xdg-open isn't detecting your
> > desktop environment properly is what my current assumption is.  This'll
> > patch you up for the time being, but I'd be interested to know why the
> > value of $DE is not being set.  Let me know if this works for you.
> >
> > On May 6, 2015 09:54:26 PM you wrote:
> > > Thank you for responding
> > > but alas, this doesn't solve it. dolphin is already set there as default.
> > > this is a chrome issue that chrome isn't using the right browser for file
> > > picking.
> > >
> > > On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 9:42 PM, R.P. Charbonneau <etriaph at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Dale,
> > > >
> > > > If you go into the System Settings, there is an icon in there labeled
> > > > 'Applications'.  Under 'Default Applications' select 'File Manager' and
> > > > you should be able to select Dolphin from there.  If doing that doesn't
> > > > resolve the issue let me know and we'll go from there.
> > > >
> > > > On May 6, 2015 09:25:04 PM Dale Trombley wrote:
> > > > > Just installed a fresh 15.04 for sweetie, Fantastic guys, really.
> > > > > On the 14.10 she had before I had figured out how to have google
> > chrome
> > > > use
> > > > > dolphin as the file picker (you know, when you go to add a picture in
> > > > > facebook and it brings up a file browser of it's own instead of
> > dolphin.)
> > > > >  Dolphin is much cleaner, nicer, and has preview view so it's much
> > easier
> > > > > to find the image you want.
> > > > > It seems like I did it in something like chrome://about or something
> > like
> > > > > that and I seem to remember xdg something.  I've searched google and
> > just
> > > > > can't get a close enough guess to find what I need.
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks in advance.
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