Why does my mail client/web browser not appear in GNOME?

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Nov 10 20:14:29 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-11-10 at 19:21 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> Or why is my dingus click not working?
> Your web browsers and mail clients need to handle
> "x-scheme-handler/http"[1] and "x-scheme-handler/mailto" respectively to
> be listed in the GNOME default applications in the new control-center.
> Once our default applications are setup, I'll make the necessary changes
> in shared-mime-info for the applications to be picked up.
> See:
> http://www.hadess.net/2010/10/new-control-center-and-you.html
> and
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/shared-mime-info-spec/shared-mime-info-spec-latest.html#id2869854
> for details.
> [1]: And probably x-scheme-handler/https

on the topic of the new control-center, any chance of making it work at
all any time soon? :)

Adam Williamson
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