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Bug 73143

Summary: opening an url shows HTML TEXT, not web page
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Public Beta Reporter: Scott Russell <bugzilla>
Component: nautilusAssignee: Havoc Pennington <hp>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Description Scott Russell 2002-08-31 03:44:39 UTC
Description of Problem:
When you double click an URL on the desktop Nautilus opens up and shows the
contents of the web page as text, not the actual web page itself.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Null + all up2date errata as of this bug


How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start mozilla, go to
2. Drag and drop URL place holder to the desktop
3. Quit mozilla
4. double click the URL place holder file 

Actual Results:

Nautilus window opens and shows the HTML in text mode

Expected Results:

Natilus window opens and shows the web page (not the html code)

Additional Information:

Expected behavior in general is to open the web browser, not natilus. It might
be a good idea to include instructions for new users on how to configure their
desktop so double clicking an URL place holder opens Mozilla, not nautilus.

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-31 04:01:03 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 70666 ***