10.04.4 LTS: Cannnot select chromium-browser as default browser in preferred applications
gheskett at wdtv.com
Sat Apr 26 14:41:14 UTC 2014
On Saturday 26 April 2014 10:37:46 Peter Smout did opine:
> On 26/04/14 15:17, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Saturday 26 April 2014 09:54:18 Liam Proven did opine:
> >> On 26 April 2014 02:53, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> >>> I suspect I may have a perms problem, so where does the file the
> >>> prefered applications requester located on 10.04.4 LTS?
> >> How many times, Gene?
> >> *Don't run apps on your mill-control machine.*
> > Or my lathe control machine? Shirley you jest since both run a
> > browser, and both run konversation because help is often just a 5
> > foot walk to the other keyboard and ask the question.
> >> Keep it pristine and clean and pure, with only the CNC-control
> >> software on it, and ideally, isolated off the Internet. 10.04 is past
> >> it now.
> > Nope, absolutely not isolated, other than by dd-wrt in my router, they
> > are part of my local network, that way the update-manager can keep me
> > up to speed as there is a new release, and a new build almost daily
> > as both linuxcnc-2.5.4, which I'm running on those 2 boxes, and
> > 2.6.0, which I am running in simulate mode on this machine and
> > 2.7.0-pre (current bleeding edge, are under active development, and
> > when 14.04 LTS becomes stable, we'll build an RTAI version of it for
> > real time usage, and will then cobble up an install CD for 14.04 LTS
> > plus our RTAI patch. That patch is very invasive, so it takes quite
> > an effort to get a good build, so we do not follow Linus's latest
> > ever. I'll give it another 6 weeks to get the 14.04 CD compiled.
> > Then those that do have a net connection will upgrade. Those that
> > are busy making a living with it likely will not until they discover
> > something in the newer stuff they need. There is, when its your
> > income at stake, an understandable reticence about fixing something
> > that for their usage, is not broke. Me, its a hobby, basically
> > keeping the old man out of the bars, so I can afford to cut myself
> > occasionally. :) But FF on this machine has gone into self destruct
> > mode, largely because some of the leakier java has been removed. And
> > our ssl is too old to have the heartbleed bug.
> I'd question that! My understanding of heartbleed is that it's a bug
> that has existed since openssl was introduced and only just been
> discovered ;(
> I could be wrong though, but worth checking up on ;)
> Pete S
> >> Run 12.04 as a minimum on your own desktop/laptops, preferably 14.04
> >> in a few weeks once it's stabilised, and you won't have these
> >> problems.
> > I am still getting security backports for the 10.04 LTS stuff. Once
> > or twice a week. We have not been thrown under the bus just yet.
> > Cheers, Gene
No, its a recently added feature, came in with the 1.00 release. 0.98F
that is used on 10.04.4 LS does not even have that code in it. For a
change, we got lucky. :)
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