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Re: Change default browser


W dniu 16.12.2015 o 18:57, Olivier Tilloy pisze:
> Aside from being installed by default (and not uninstallable) and
> having a hardcoded icon to it at the top of the applications scope,
> there is nothing specific done to make webbrowser-app "default".
> Its desktop file contains the following line:
>     MimeType=text/html;text/xml;application/xhtml+xml;x-scheme-handler/http;x-scheme-handler/https;
> whichs registers it with the system as a handler for http:// and
> https:// links. I suppose other browsers could do the same (just
> checked liri, and it doesn’t have such a line in its desktop file).

Isn't it rather that .url-dispatcher file?


> I
> wonder what url-dispatcher would do if it encountered two apps that
> claim to be capable of handling those URLs. I guess something along
> the lines of showing a dialog to allow the user to choose which app to
> use (and maybe a checkbox to save a default choice), but I’m not sure
> whether this is implemented yet.

Today, url-dispatcher goes for most-specific, there's no UI yet to break
a deuce, but it's been discussed as the obvious option.
Michał Sawicz <michal.sawicz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Canonical Ltd.

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