[kde-edu]: [3.5] KApplication::invokeBrowser() question
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Wed May 23 19:39:54 CEST 2007
A Dimecres 23 Maig 2007, Jason Harris va escriure:
> I just got a bug report that indicates a user can't get KStars to open
> URLs when run from GNOME. The error message is:
> Error: could not launch the browser Could not find service "kfmclient"
> KStars uses KApplication::invokeBrowser(), which is supposed to use the
> user's configured browser, and as I understand it, should work fine under
> GNOME. My understanding is that "kfmclient" is a small utility that opens
> the user's preferred browser. Obviously, this user doesn't have kfmclient
No, kfmclient is a konqueror alias.
To change his preferred browser he has to go to kcontrol -> KDE components ->
Default Applications and change it there.
Although maybe he doesn't even have kcontrol installed and that could be seen
as a fault in invokeBrowser() itself.
> So this is probably a packaging issue, but I don't know enough about it to
> advise the user. The bug report indicates that KStars came from Ubuntu
> packages, and specifically, from edubuntu. Is anyone familiar with what
> ubuntu package provides the kfmclient service? I suppose edubuntu will
> need to be advised of this missing dependency.
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