Simple Scan does not attach files in Thunderbird

Bug #1540399 reported by Amr Ibrahim on 2016-02-01
This bug affects 34 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
xdg-utils (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1- Set Thunderbird as default email client
2- Open Simple Scan and scan a document
3- Choose Document -> E-mail
3- Document does not get attached in Thunderbird

This happens in Trusty and later.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in xdg-utils (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

I would simply remove that option.

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in xdg-utils (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Undecided → Low
summary: - Simple Scan do not attach files in Thunderbird
+ Simple Scan does not attach files in Thunderbird
Rob Frohne (frohro) wrote :

Seems to be happening in Ubuntu 16.04 too.

Davide Marchi (danjde) wrote :

Happens to me too on LXDE Ubuntu 14.04, same behavior, same bug.
I have tried with Gnome Shell 3.12.2 and all works fine.

I've open some thread about this:

One on LXDE Forum without any answer:
Another one on Linuxquestions:


Thomas Mayer (thomas303) on 2017-05-15
no longer affects: shutter
no longer affects: shutter (Debian)
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