Bug#345438: libgnomevfs2-common: The default url-handler for http and https should not be epiphany

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Sun Jan 1 20:46:42 UTC 2006

Le samedi 31 décembre 2005 à 15:46 +0100, Mike Hommey a écrit :
> Package: libgnomevfs2-common
> Version: 2.12.2-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Currently, when you use any libgnomevfs2 dependant software, it will
> handle http requests with the /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http/command
> gconf key (and https respectively), which default value is epiphany
> even if epiphany is not installed.

This used to be the case in the past. It lead to various horrible
behaviors, the most astounding one being the default browser becoming
konqueror when it is installed.

I don't think there is a "good" way of solving this issue. Maybe a new
"gnome-www-browser" alternative?

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