Re: Help viewer crashing

On Tue, 2005-05-17 at 21:21 -0500, kareemy wrote:
> Hello,
> I am experiencing 3 different types of undesired behavior recently in
> gnome 2.10 all related to clicking help within an application.
> In gconf-editor when I click Help>Contents, it crashes. A pop up comes
> up with "The Application "gconf-editor" has quit unexpectedly". I am
> using optimized builds of gnome so a backtrace was not very helpful.
> Clicking the Help button in bug-buddy also has the same result.
> In the gnome-game gataxx clicking Help>Contents does absolutely
> nothing. No errors are reported. This happens in many other
> applications, gataxx was just an example.
> Finally in Keyboard preferences and other preferences windows clicking
> the Help button causes an Error dialog to pop up claiming "There was
> an error displaying help: There is no default action associated with
> this location."
> I firmly believe I messed something up, but cannot figure out what it
> was. I modifed /desktop/gnome/applications/help_viewer entry in
> gconf-editor once before, but I believe I set it back to its original
> setting. The field accepts_urls is checked, exec = "nautilus",
> needs_term is unchecked.
> The environmental variable $XDG_DATA_DIRS is set to
> "/usr/share:/opt/gnome-2.10/share"
> Does anyone have any ideas of what I can check or test to figure out
> what I messed up here?

Nautilus hasn't been used as the help viewer for a long time.
Set exec to "yelp".


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