10.04.4 LTS: Cannnot select chromium-browser as default browser in preferred applications
gheskett at wdtv.com
Sat Apr 26 12:49:54 UTC 2014
On Saturday 26 April 2014 08:48:47 Nils Kassube did opine:
> Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Saturday 26 April 2014 04:08:40 Nils Kassube did opine:
> > > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > I suspect I may have a perms problem, so where does the file the
> > > > prefered applications requester located on 10.04.4 LTS?
> > >
> > > Run the command
> > >
> > > sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser
> > >
> > > in a terminal. But I'm not sure if that works for all applications.
> > Apparently not for a link clicked on in kmail. Is there any other
> > way?
> Sorry that it didn't help, but a KDE / Kmail question on this list was a
> bit unexpected. :)
> Now the question is which desktop are you using? If it is Gnome or Unity
> (did that already exist for 10.04?) you are probably looking at the
> wrong place because kmail should use the KDE settings. Run the command
> from the terminal. Then select "Default Applications" -> "Web Browser"-
> For the default component select "in the following browser" and write
> "/usr/bin/chromium-browser" to the input area below. Finally click
> At least that should work in theory, but I didn't test it with kmail on
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