"Open With" dialog not user-friendly
macoafi at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 08:12:27 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-02-06 at 08:58 +0100, Thomas Novin wrote:
> This bug really needs some attention:
> It should, AFAIK, be a high priority bug and a release stopper. It is
> not reasonable to expect that the average Ubuntu-user is able to find
> the correct helper application for the file that they are downloading
> and want to open.
> If you open a file from Nautilus and select Open With > Other
> Application that looks just great. Why not have the same dialog from
Probably something to do with the fact that Firefox isn't native. You'd
have to bother Mozilla about adopting proper GTK+/GNOME dialogs. While
you're at it, point out how annoying the Browse dialog (when you want to
upload a file to a website) is, though I'm sure they've heard it 50
million times by now.
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