Re: specifying default browser (gnome2)

On 02/10/2004 04:14:46 AM, Eliseev Vladimir wrote:
[ snip ]
> I had been pointed by some gnome guru to a gconf section with  
> path /desktop/gnome/applications/browser which contains obvious  
> entries: exec (string), needs_term (bool) and nremote (bool).  
> You can use gconf-editor to change this values arbitrary  
> outside the GNOME session.  For example, I can call gconf- 
> editor sitting under CDE on Solaris.  It's a pity balsa seems  
> does not use this values (on GNOME 2.0 for Solaris at least):  
> clicking on hyper-links in balsa message body causes inevitable  
> Netscape 4.7 run instead of pointed opera or mozilla_fb. It  
> seems balsa developers/supporters/adv.users don't track this  
> problem because I asked such question several months ago and  
> nobody answer.  It seems for me Sun's GNOME 2.0 differs from  
> Linux version, so Linux users don't see the problem at all.

Balsa uses gnome_show_url() to show a URL, and lets Gnome handle  
the whole process.  Gnome_show_url() goes straight to  
gnome_vfs_show_url(), so the issue is where gnome_vfs_show_url()  
looks for a handler.  Possibly it's a .html document handler  
rather than the default web browser.


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