Bug 107877 - deepin-desktop: xdg-email: no method available for opening 'mailto:'
Summary: deepin-desktop: xdg-email: no method available for opening 'mailto:'
Alias: None
Product: DRI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: DRM/AMDgpu (show other bugs)
Version: DRI git
Hardware: All Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Default DRI bug account
QA Contact:
Keywords: security
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-09-09 22:50 UTC by Alberto Salvia Novella
Modified: 2019-11-27 23:56 UTC (History)
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Fix (1.93 KB, patch)
2018-09-11 00:38 UTC, Alberto Salvia Novella
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Description Alberto Salvia Novella 2018-09-09 22:50:42 UTC
Using Deepin as desktop environment, in the Terminal enter "xdg-email".

xdg-email: no method available for opening 'mailto:'

1. sudo nano /usr/bin/xdg-email
2. Under the line "DEEPIN|Deepin|deepin)" change the variable "DE" to "gnome3"
Comment 2 Alberto Salvia Novella 2018-09-09 23:16:21 UTC
An easy fix could be using xdg-open instead:
xdg-open 'mailto:example@mail.com'
Comment 3 Alberto Salvia Novella 2018-09-11 00:38:59 UTC
Created attachment 141513 [details] [review]
Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2018-09-11 21:24:35 UTC
I would be more inclined to include your fix, if the patch included *only* the fix, and not the cosmetic bits of renaming things too (if you really want that, submit it separately)
Comment 5 Rex Dieter 2018-09-11 21:40:23 UTC
meh, I'll commit as-is, looks good on both issues
Comment 6 Rex Dieter 2018-09-11 21:41:14 UTC
committed, thanks.
Comment 7 Alberto Salvia Novella 2018-09-12 00:26:47 UTC
My pleasure.
Comment 8 Hualet Wang 2018-09-12 07:12:31 UTC
Hi, I'm a developer from deepin, it seems to be a little bit late, but I'm still wondering why the renaming is necessary ?
Comment 9 Alberto Salvia Novella 2018-09-12 13:54:28 UTC
The rationale starts here:

-         # Deepin Desktop Environments
-         DEEPIN|Deepin|deepin)
-           DE=dde;

+         Deepin)
+           DE=deepin;

The previous code was dead-spaghetti. Since I had to use that variable, it also looked like the right moment to clean it up too.

It's just simpler to name the desktop as the name given by the switch, specially when it's also the name given by $DESKTOP_SESSION:

- It's conceptually closer.
- It's more coherent overall.
- It removes the need of having that comment line.
- No other desktops were commented, breaking the style.
- The full word is more understandable than the acronym.
- It's also more natural to read.
- It's easier to search, both in documents and online.
Comment 10 Gary Wang 2018-09-13 01:13:12 UTC
-         DEEPIN|Deepin|deepin)

+         Deepin)

Why do you remove the DEEPIN|deepin match? It's for compatible reason since older version of DDE are using that. 

See https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=106143 .

Please consider revert the change about this part for better compatibility. Thx.
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Above link is a scam.
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