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Re: deluge to handle torrents

On Mon, 04 Oct 2010 21:20:09 -0700, briand wrote:

> On Mon, 4 Oct 2010 06:49:16 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón wrote:
>> Mmm, it's a very big UI issue, not sure how a user setting could
>> prevent the proper windows prompt from appearing, but testing may not
>> hurt. You can rename your current Iceweasel user's profile (move it to
>> something like "~/.mozilla_old") and start from scratch.
>> You can even create a new system user and login with it.
> A good idea and I tried it, same result.
> Then I tried a different link with an unhandled file type and got the
> expected result.
> So it's the particular link causing the problem. aaargh.

Particular link or particular mime type (.torrent)?
> Doesn't that just have to be some sort of firefox/iceweasel bug ?

True is that mime types are a mess in Firefox (they are not very well 
managed) ;-(. Besides, Firefox also relies on your system settings to 
handle the applications for opening resources that are not registered in 
its own application database.

Do you have registered ".torrent" extension within GNOME (or your DE)? 
You can download a ".torrent" file and the run "gnomevfs-info 
file.torrent". It will display the information for that specific mime 



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