[Pkg-chromium-maint] Bug#580582: Chromium keeps prompting about default browser setting
sam at robots.org.uk
Sun May 23 11:34:37 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-05-22 at 22:16 -0500, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> Hi Andrea and Sam,
> Andrea De Iacovo wrote:
> > Everytime chromium starts it asks the user to become the default browser
> > even if it already is.
> I don’t have GNOME installed, so I tried reproducing this with
> GNOME_DESKTOP_SESSION_ID=1 chromium-browser
> Indeed, the panel at the top appeared:
> Chromium isn't your default browser. [Set as default] [Don't ask again]
> When I chose either, the problem went away and that panel did not appear
> next time. So, two questions:
> 1. Does choosing “Don't ask again” work as a workaround?
> This modifies the check_default_browser setting in
> ~/.config/chromium/Default/Preferences, so if it doesn’t work, it
> might also be interesting to try modifying that directly.
That works fine. The 'Default Browser' section of the 'Basics' tab in
the Options dialog box still warms about Chromium not being the default
> 2. What does your
$ gconftool --dump /desktop/gnome/applications/browser
> Thanks in advance,
Sam Morris <https://robots.org.uk/>
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