[Bug 914890] [NEW] firefox uses wrong algorithm to open files on web-pages

Andrey Gelman 914890 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Jan 11 17:16:55 UTC 2012


Public bug reported:

When one opens a document on a web-page, firefox asks what application should be used to open this file (in cases the web-page doesn't identify this file as some kind of document).
In 'choose hepler application' dialog, one clicks 'recently used', but (!) the list one gets is a list of recently viewed documents, rather than recently used 'helper applications'.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: firefox 9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.11.10.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-14.23-generic 3.0.9
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
AlsaVersion: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
AudioDevicesInUse:
 USER        PID ACCESS COMMAND
 /dev/snd/controlC1:  andrey     2292 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0:  andrey     2292 F.... pulseaudio
BuildID: 20111228084940
CRDA: Error: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Card0.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:0 'PCH'/'HDA Intel PCH at 0xfbff4000 irq 46'
   Mixer name	: 'Realtek ALC889'
   Components	: 'HDA:10ec0889,1458a022,00100004'
   Controls      : 38
   Simple ctrls  : 23
Card1.Amixer.info:
 Card hw:1 'NVidia'/'HDA NVidia at 0xfaffc000 irq 17'
   Mixer name	: 'Nvidia GPU 14 HDMI/DP'
   Components	: 'HDA:10de0014,10de0101,00100100'
   Controls      : 16
   Simple ctrls  : 4
Channel: release
Date: Wed Jan 11 18:54:11 2012
ForcedLayersAccel: False
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111011)
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=9.0.1/20111228084940 (Running)
RfKill:
 
RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
SourcePackage: firefox
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 04/08/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
dmi.bios.version: F3
dmi.board.name: Z68X-UD3P-B3
dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.board.version: x.x
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAwardSoftwareInternational,Inc.:bvrF3:bd04/08/2011:svnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:pnZ68X-UD3P-B3:pvr:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rnZ68X-UD3P-B3:rvrx.x:cvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:ct3:cvr:
dmi.product.name: Z68X-UD3P-B3
dmi.sys.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

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


** Tags: amd64 apport-bug oneiric running-unity

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