[xubuntu-users] Still impossible to make Chrome the default browser in 13.10

Cody Smith cody.smith9202 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 18:07:23 UTC 2014

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On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 6:38 AM, Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> wrote:

> This is still broken in 13.10. I installed Chrome, and now every time I
> click on a link in another application, it asks what browser I want to make
> the default (I click chromium-browser); and every time I start Chrome
> manually, it asks if I want to make it the default browser (yes).
> Does anyone know why is this setting not sticky? Has someone in Ubuntu dev
> got it in for Chrome? Or is someone in Google just careless about how
> Chrome resets settings?
> No-one appears to have reported it as a bug, but the discussion forums
> have lots of messages about how it doesn't work, suggesting various ways of
> hand-editing Gnome config files in an attempt to make the setting persist.
> Does anyone know whose bug this is?
> ///Peter
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