Cannot open web browser on Ubuntu

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Cannot open web browser on Ubuntu

Postby psychicsoftware » 2013-08-02 16:51

When I use system.openURL on Ubuntu, a web browser doesn't start up.

The terminal gets this message: "Couldn't get a file descriptor referring to the console"

has anyone else come across this problem?
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Re: Cannot open web browser on Ubuntu

Postby broozar » 2013-08-09 15:18

uh, you are right. in essence, system.openURL sends an "open $url" command to the console, this works well for other unixoids like mac os. in linux, it should be "xdg-open $url", we will have to change that. thanks for reporting!

( please confirm that e.g. "xdg-open" from your terminal works as well it does from mine. )

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