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  WebDAV: LibreOffice does not handle vnd.sun.star.webdav protocol out-

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Bug description:
  Libreoffice is able to open documents located on a WebDAV server if provided with an URL starting with the vnd.sun.star.webdav protocol.
  (for instance: vnd.sun.star.webdav://example.com/webdav/my-document.odt )

  Unfortunately, after installing Libreoffice on Ubuntu these URL aren't still handled correctly.
  Whether you click on a link in your browser or you try to open the URL from the command line with xdg-open vnd.sun.star.webdav://... you get a message saying that this protocol is unknown.

  What I expected was that LibreOffice would start and would open the

  A workaround is to create a Desktop file with the following informations:
  [Desktop Entry]
  Name=WebDav LibreOffice
  Exec=/usr/bin/libreoffice %u

  and then to copy it in /usr/share/applications
  Afterwards you have to run sudo update-desktop-database so that Ubuntu will take the new protocol into account.

  A more definitive solution would be to modify the libreoffice-base
  Desktop file that comes with libreoffice (also located in
  /usr/share/applications) to add the MimeType properties described

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
  Package: libreoffice 1:4.0.2-0ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-23.34-generic 3.8.11
  Uname: Linux 3.8.0-23-generic i686
  ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Sun Jun  2 11:51:56 2013
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-12 (20 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release i386 (20130424)
  MarkForUpload: True
  SourcePackage: libreoffice
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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