In Gutsy Gibbon, Url in Scribus does not launch Firefox

Bug #156158 reported by Bill Beardsmore on 2007-10-23
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
scribus (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: scribus

I have recently upgraded to gutsy gibbon from feisty fawn and all appears to be woking fine including Mozilla Firefox.
More recently I have installed both scribus 1.3.4 and scribus In both issues of scribus when I click on a URL, in
the scribus manual, firefox does not respond. In scribus the manual page goes blank and that's all. In scribus 1.3.4,
I get the message " Scribus was not able to start the external web browser application/home/bill/desktop. Please check the setting in preferences".
As scribus is the stable version I would appreciate a solution for it. I would also like a solution for the more recent scribus 1.3.4, so if someone can recommend an appropriate preference setting or other solution I would be very grateful.

Bill Beardsmore

Changed in scribus:
status: New → Confirmed
Łukasz Jernaś (deejay1) wrote :

Hmm, it returns QTextBrowser: no mimesource for
I'll try to discuss it upstream this week.

Changed in scribus:
assignee: nobody → deejay1
Łukasz Jernaś (deejay1) wrote :

I will look into backporting the fixes from 1.3.4 if it's possible at all without rewriting the whole thing...

Changed in scribus:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Changed in scribus:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Łukasz Jernaś (deejay1) wrote :

Attached a debdiff which should fix the issue - although it's adding a dependency for xdg-utils and another untranslated string :/

Morten Kjeldgaard (mok0) on 2008-04-08
Changed in scribus:
assignee: deejay1 → mok0
assignee: mok0 → nobody
status: In Progress → Confirmed
Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Oliver: can you please take a look at it?

Jonathan Riddell (jr) wrote :

Patch added in scribus_1.3.3.11.dfsg-1ubuntu4, many thanks.

Changed in scribus:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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