translate this application should open new window

Bug #134244 reported by Ian Jackson on 2007-08-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
launchpad-integration (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: launchpad-integration

I started openoffice.org from the current gutsy d-i 20070823, with firefox already running. When I select "Help / Translate this application" or "Help / Support", it opens a new tab in my existing browser rather than a new window.

This is confusing. Menu items and other similar tools which open web pages should open them in new firefox windows. That ensures that the content appears where the user can see it (on top, on the current workspace) and that the user can close it normally and so on.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug. That looks like bug #94166. Could you run "gconftool-2 --get /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/http/command" and verify the value is "firefox %s"? Does running "firefox -remote URL" opens a new window correctly?

Changed in launchpad-integration:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
Ian Jackson (ijackson) wrote :

Yes, the value of http/command is "firefox %s", as expected.

I typed firefox -remote http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/ and it said
 Error: Failed to send command: 500 command not parseable
(FYI: copy-typed, not c&p)

Changed in launchpad-integration:
status: Incomplete → New
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

I confirm that a new instance of firefox is not opened, but rather that a new tab.

Changed in launchpad-integration:
status: New → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

The syntax mentionned was not correct, could you try using "firefox -remote 'openURL(URL, new-window)'"?

Pedro Fragoso (ember) wrote :

In jaunty launchpad-integration opens a new window. Can anyone confirm this?

Changed in launchpad-integration:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Ralph Janke (txwikinger) wrote :

We'd like to figure out what's causing this bug for you, but we haven't heard back from you in a while. Could you please provide the requested information? Thanks!

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for launchpad-integration (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in launchpad-integration (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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