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Bug 239300 - launchmail should fallback to kmail in KDE
Summary: launchmail should fallback to kmail in KDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: htmlview
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Warren Togami
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC7Target Fedora7LiveCD
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-05-07 14:03 UTC by Sebastian Vahl
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-09 17:15:47 UTC

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Description Sebastian Vahl 2007-05-07 14:03:15 UTC
Description of problem:
launchmail only checks if evolution exists. Is this is not the case an error 
be shown: "ERROR: The mail client evolution does not exist.  Please 
If /usr/bin/gnome-default-applications-properties doesn't exist that would be 

On KDE LiveCD we don't have gnome-default-applications-properties. So after a 
installation to hard disk the user would not know how to reconfigure this. The 
best way here would be to fallback to kmail in a KDE session.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install KDE LiveCD or remove evolution and 
2. Login into KDE
3. Launch launchmail
Actual results: Error Message

Expected results: kmail would be startet

Additional info: I've misread #230023. So I've opened a single bug for this. 
#239293 is the same issue.

Comment 1 Warren Togami 2007-05-07 15:36:56 UTC
Please see if this makes it behave as expected in the LiveCD.

Comment 2 Sebastian Vahl 2007-05-08 08:53:43 UTC
Working fine here.

Comment 3 Warren Togami 2007-05-09 17:15:47 UTC
htmlview-4.0.0-2.fc7 is in F7 now.  It falls back in the KDE-only case to a list
of "if it exists use it".  konqueror and kmail are at the top of that list.

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