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Bug#172436: followup on browser proposal

On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 04:25:04PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-06-17 at 15:40, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > Then as long as it is a per-user decision and not a per launcher
> > program, I cannot find anything wrong with Joey proposal.
> The only problem is that Joey's proposal makes programs with a preferred
> browser buggy.

If browser is a per-user preference, this should be a constant value for
a particular user if he has not set the preference, and letting each
programs start their browser of choice should be wrong. Debian needs to
be consistant.

> gconftool-2 -s /desktop/gnome/applications/browser/exec -t string /usr/bin/mybrowser
> So all you have to do is write a script which does the above and:
> echo "BROWSER=/usr/bin/mybrowser" >> ~/.bashrc
> or whatever.

OK, so let gconf or whatever update ~/.sensible-browser, and the same
for the KDE configurator, etc...

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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