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Bug 1677062 - open link in e.g. terminal does not work if 'Firefox on Wayland' is running
Summary: open link in e.g. terminal does not work if 'Firefox on Wayland' is running
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Martin Stransky
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: ffwayland
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-02-13 22:14 UTC by Chris Murphy
Modified: 2019-02-27 09:18 UTC (History)
13 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-02-27 09:18:15 UTC
Type: Bug

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2019-02-13 22:14 UTC, Chris Murphy
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Description Chris Murphy 2019-02-13 22:14:02 UTC
Created attachment 1534591 [details]
screenshot of error

Description of problem:

If I launch Firefox on Wayland, and then click to open a URL in gnome-terminal, I get an error dialog from Firefox. This works as expected if Firefox is running instead.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch Firefox on Wayland
2. gnome-terminal, click on a URL (can copy paste a URL into terminal and then right click on that URL and choose to open link or double click on the url)

Actual results:

Error dialog screenshot attached

Expected results:

The URL should be opened in Firefox on Wayland, same as if Firefox had been launched.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2019-02-27 09:18:15 UTC
Yes, it's because you need to specify your default application in Settings -> Details -> Default Application. "Firefox" and "Firefox on Wayland" are two different applications which can't share the same Firefox profile, so when one is running you can't launch another one.

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