Set google-chrome (SEPP) as default webbrowser

  1. Create a custom ~/.local/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop with the following content:

    [Desktop Entry]
    Name=Google Chrome
    Comment=Browse the World Wide Web
    GenericName=Web Browser
    X-GNOME-FullName=Google Chrome Web Browser
    Exec=/usr/sepp/bin/google-chrome %u
    Terminal=false
    X-MultipleArgs=false
    Type=Application
    #Icon=firefox-esr
    Categories=Network;WebBrowser;
    StartupWMClass=Google-chrome
    StartupNotify=true
    MimeType=x-scheme-handler/unknown;x-scheme-handler/about;text/html;text/xml;application/xhtml+xml;application/xml;application/vnd.mozilla.xul+xml;application/rss+xml;application/rdf+xml;image/gif;image/jpeg;image/png;x-scheme-handler/http;x-scheme-handler/https;
  2. Update your local desktop database with the new information for google-chrome:

    update-desktop-database ~/.local/share/applications
  3. Set google-chrome as default:

    xdg-settings set default-web-browser google-chrome.desktop
  4. Verify the setting:

    xdg-settings get default-web-browser

FAQ/GoogleChromeDefault (last edited 2020-09-08 13:15:58 by stroth)