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Bug 76953 - dragging webdav locations to desktop creates .desktop files which open in mozilla
Summary: dragging webdav locations to desktop creates .desktop files which open in moz...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alexander Larsson
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-10-30 01:44 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:01 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 12:52:12 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-30 01:44:25 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
After opening a webdav location in a nautilus window, dragging the location to
the desktop seems to correctly create a .desktop file for the given url. 
However, double-clicking on the created icon attempts to open the webdav
location using mozilla.  The expected behavior is to open a nautilus window to
display the dav contents.

I've observed this with both http:// and https:// dav servers, if that makes a

This functionality worked correctly in redhat (null), but is broken in my redhat
8.0 installation.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: a web dav server in a nautilus window and drag from the "location" label in the location bar, drag to the
desktop to create an icon for this location. the newly created icon; it will open in mozilla instead of nautilus.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-10-30 03:31:34 UTC
This bug was knowingly created to fix bug #70666

Uncreating it requires a real fix to #70666

Comment 2 Alexander Larsson 2004-10-04 12:52:12 UTC
Some sort of fix is in 2.8.0 by using dav:// to access webdav sites.

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