[Reportbug-maint] Bug#654306: reportbug: Can't launch browser for more details

Stéphane Aulery lkppo at free.fr
Mon Jan 9 01:10:21 UTC 2012

Le lundi 09 janvier 2012 à 01:13:01, Sandro Tosi a écrit :
> On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 22:12, Stéphane Aulery <lkppo at free.fr> wrote:
> > When I try to view the complete discussion attached to a bug with "More
> > details (launch browser)" sub-menu, reportbug works into space (without
> > message) then return to the same menu without crash.
> It's not that clear what's happening ("works into space" & friends)

Sorry. It displays a blank line on the bottom of the screen, runs 2 to 3 seconds
without doing anything, then it is up on the same screen.

> but if I get it right, reportbug in Urwid interface can't launch
> external browser: is that correct?


> If so, then I have some questions for you:

> - does launch browser works for other UIs (text & gtk2)?


> - do you have xdg-utils installed? reportbug uses xdg-open to launch urls

Yes, xdg-utils 1.1.0~rc1+ 1.1.0~rc1+ (from testing)

> - does this command line launch a browser? python -c "import
> webbrowser; webbrowser.open('http://google.com')"


> - are you running in a text-only env, so without a GUI?

Yes, on linux console.

I have an idea that you have finded a solution.


Stéphane Aulery

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