I love Linux on the desktop with ONE exception: links in stuff like the Slack and Discord apps try to open all links as "/home/silver/https..." so I have to manually copy the link into the browser.
I'm not even sure what it's trying to do. I mean, it's not launching the browser, it's trying to open a file on my drive. Why?!
AHAHAHAHA the open_lxde subroutine just... doesn't open a browser. So if you comment it out and replace it with the open_generic call, it works. IT WORKS
this has bugged me ever since I upgraded to Deb10.
A more correct fix is here: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/450200/xdg-open-on-debian-9-fails-to-open-browser
but apparently I didn't use the right keywords to find it the first time.
@gamehawk You know, the more details you give about this, the more I feel like I fixed this for you on Debian 9, and the upgrade must have stomped on my fix. :)
@CarlCravens I was only on Deb9 for about ten minutes, and apparently that's where the typo was introduced.
I can't remember the details of the previous issue, but I feel like it was slightly different (and that was what the $BROWSER in .bashrc was there to fix although, since it's still firefox, it clearly isn't getting called by anything now).
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