HostServices.showDocument in Linux: Default browser

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Sat Mar 17 12:55:18 UTC 2018




On 17.03.18 13:27, Arne Augenstein wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've been trying to figure out which mechanism JavaFX uses in Linux to
> determine the default browser with which to open the passed URI.
> I'm using Manjaro Linux and this method always opens links in Firefox.
> My default browser is Chrome, though. In all the applications I've
> tested it (which honestly aren't that many) this setting gets respected
> and links are opened in Chrome.
> The "default application"-situation in Linux is a bit complicated, see
> for example
> There many different places default applications can be set and
> obviously I haven't found the one which JavaFX uses, yet. Can you give
> me a hint where to look?
> Regards
> Arne Augenstein

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