Originally Posted by stevea
I'm not saying that you are wrong, but Gnome *should* follow FreeDesktop standards and thus this should work. I'm quite certain that chrome help buttons aren't "hard coded" to use fitrefox.
I don't know what the standards are, but evolution is using the settings in .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list
It appears that the way to change that is with gvfs, or editing the file
Settings->Preferred Applications->Web Browser appears to touch the mimeapps.list file (time stamp is changed), but nothing in the file is changed.
./.config/xfce4/helpers.rc is changed
and for google-chrome it is set to:
and for firefox:
Is this an XFCE bug?
Is this expected interface pains when trying to run a gnome app in XFCE?
Am I expected to use a gnome tool to change settings like this?
Sorry for the noob questions, I've been running ubuntu/gnome and recently made the switch to fedora/xfce.