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[Bug 714184] New: KDE Dolphin seems not to manage .desktop files with URL's properly
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  • Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:25:03 +0000
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https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714184

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714184#c0


Summary: KDE Dolphin seems not to manage .desktop files with
URL's properly
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.4
Version: Final
Platform: x86-64
OS/Version: openSUSE 11.4
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: KDE4 Applications
AssignedTo: kde-maintainers@xxxxxxx
ReportedBy: luis.garrido@xxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101
Firefox/5.0

Dear all,

Here is a description of my problem:

I usually use .desktop files to organize my web links instead of using the
bookmarks of Firefox. For instance, here is a .desktop file I have stored under
~/teaching

[Desktop Entry]
Icon=text-html
Name=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunting_yard_algorithm
Type=Link
URL[$e]=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunting_yard_algorithm

In order to test it you may just save this text (without leading blank lines)
in
a file called ShuntingYard.desktop and save it e.g. under folder ~/teaching.

Then perform as follows

1) Open file manager (Dolphin)
2) Go to folder "teaching"
3) Click onto the ShuntingYard.desktop file to open it
4) Dolphin opens Firefox with the Link (as expected) but
if you look at Dolphin current directory you'll see that
it has tried to open the folder

http:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shunting_yard_algorithm

which is not the correct behavior since Dolphin does not support HTML
web browsing.

Current version I'm using:

dolphin-4.6.5-4.1.x86_64

from Tumbleweed repository.

Best,

Luis

Reproducible: Always

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