[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-07-06 Thread Efthimios Chaskaris
Fixed for me and i'm on 2.42 Eoan. Dialog appears to choose the app to open. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps To

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-07-06 Thread Troy Ready
Snap 2.45.1 is out now and solves this -- I believe the issue can be marked fixed released. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-06-16 Thread Rüdiger Kupper
@akkzilla is right, this is more like a problem of general intercommunication of snaps. It probably needs a decent framework for snaps as a whole, not only the chromium snap. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-06-16 Thread Rüdiger Kupper
Snaps do have that concept of plugs and sockets. Shouldn't that be the way of solving this? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-06-15 Thread Akkana Peck
I'm puzzled by all the people tying this to chromium for zoom. I use firefox and it doesn't work any better there, especially with the zoom- client from snap where it doesn't work at all. Using the snap zoom-client, typing xdg-open 'zoommtg://zoom.us/join?action=join&... (using URL I got by

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-06-07 Thread Balazs Gyurak
Just tested it too, magnet links work for me as well! Thanks -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps To manage

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-06-07 Thread Mateusz Stachowski
Magnet links are working. I just tried opening it in Chromium snap and I got the "xdg-open" prompt and than a window with selection between qBittorrent and Transmission. I selected qBittorrent and it opened the magnet link. $ snap version snap2.45 snapd 2.45 series 16 ubuntu 20.04

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-28 Thread Tom Chiverton
MS teams & magnet: links both just throw up a "xdg-open" prompt but nothing happens when you "allow". This should be fixed and released now, right ? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-23 Thread Carlo Wood
Nevermind my last comment. This works in chromium (no idea about snapd). To get this to work in chromium, first make sure it works for xdg-open. Click on the link that you want to be opened automatically in some application. When it downloaded, right-click on it (the button that appeared on the

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-22 Thread Carlo Wood
I am also affected by this horrible show stopper bug. Using Arch Linux and chromium browser. Seeing that this has been reported 8 months ago and the severity is set to "undecided" for chromium, it is clear that I'll have to start to use a different browser. This saddens me a lot :( -- You

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-04 Thread Ian Johnson
Hi @jean-helou, The comment you see was referencing this PR: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/pull/8289 which unfortunately did not end up making it into 2.44, however I have confirmed that it is in 2.45, which should be released soon. If you would like to test out those changes, please install

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-04 Thread Jean-
I am happy to see zoom supported, but I can't help being disapointed that slack, vscode, irc, magnet etc still arent. I found this https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/pull/8398#issuecomment-607570865 comment on a PR to add slack which seems to hint that the situation would be resolve in snapd 2.44.2

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-04 Thread Ian Johnson
Hi folks, the change that @osomon referenced is available in the snapd snap beta channel, can you try the following to see if you are able to open zoom links from the chromium snap now: ``` snap install snapd --beta || snap refresh snapd --beta ``` I tested this on Ubuntu 20.04 and snapd 2.44.5

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-04 Thread Olivier Tilloy
Support for the zoommtg:// protocol was added to snapd with https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/commit/7f678b923c2af8d899bdb2ba95440d62c1c74123. The core snap from the edge channel (2.45~pre1+git1800.7238107) doesn't seem to have the fix yet, though. -- You received this bug notification because

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-05-01 Thread David
I also encouter this problem. Each time someone share a zoom link, chronium cannot open it. This is kind of annoying since it is happenning all day long at each meeting. I'm thinking about using a different browser just because this bug does not seem importantenough to be solved. I hope someone

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-28 Thread Bogdan Vasiliev
Well, you have the Code of Conduct, and we do not have normal software that would not break user systems. Is there any correlation here we cannot discuss because of the Code of Conduct. I am very sorry that my rudeness upset such unique snowflakes as the snap team. The problem is described two

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-28 Thread Rüdiger Kupper
Jusr wanted to comment on Samuele Pedroni referring to "rudeness" – then I saw that Balazs Gyurak already did: Yes, I saw the comment that has subsequently been removed from this forum post, and Samuele was completely right to object. Please remove this part of your article. -- You received this

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-28 Thread Balazs Gyurak
Seeing that this bug got considerable attention, I'd like to highlight another bug that is even more serious (in my opinion) which relates to Chromium being snap: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/chromium-browser/+bug/1741074 This other bug affects more people, breaks numerous apps

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-28 Thread Olivier Tilloy
Sven, allow me to contribute a few corrections/clarifications to your article: « but as they use Chromium (the pre-installed open source version of the Google Chrome browser) » This is incorrect, chromium is not pre-installed. One has to go and install it from the package manager/software store.

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-28 Thread Balazs Gyurak
Hi Sven Meyer, I'd like to address one bit of your article: "... and I do not understand the reaction - Samuele Pedroni (pedronis) wrote on 2020-04-23: "Contributing to the discussion with rudeness is not conductive to collaboration, and will be moderated."" The reason for Samuele's comment was

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-27 Thread Sven Meyer
(I just wrote an article about this issue. Feel free to comment before I publish it.) # Ubutu 20.04 was just released and is broken right from the start (as is 19.10) Millions of people have started working from home and may have even done a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04, but as they use

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-25 Thread Jacob Gajek
@Gilyen: Yes, of course -- or open the link in Firefox. But that gets really annoying after a while. I was hoping for a snap package that fixes this without me having to build from source. Because if I'm going to go that far, I'll just remove the damh hard-coded whitelist completely. It's one

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-24 Thread Gilyén András
This bug also affects me on a fresh 20.04 install ... To Jacob: You can just copy the link, by right clicking the "join meeting" button, then open a terminal and type $ xdg-open "zoommtg://...[your meeting link]..." -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs,

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Jacob Gajek
Is there a way to get a snapd package with the merged PR for zoommtg:// without recompiling from source? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Vittorio Basile
Seriously guys, I mean why the heck would you replace something that works like a charm (normal apt, .deb files or PPAs) with something that's still obviously not ready to be thrown at people's machines forcing them to use snaps instead of regular .deb. you don't even leave the user the choice of

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Bogdan Vasiliev
In short, the best way to improve the situaition is sudo apt purge snapd. Does snapd solve any user's problem? No one. Does it break usual apps behavior? Absolutely, as in this case. Why I should to PR for repairing things that works perfectly for years in any desktop behavior before you came?

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Troy Ready
With respect, I think focusing on an improved response time for the PRs is missing the forest for the trees. The vast majority of users that experience these bugs won't be the ones to make Ubuntu SSO & GitHub accounts and contribute PRs to fix it. They're just going to get a silent launch

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Jamie Strandboge
FYI, in recent PR discussions[1] we've acknowledged that we should make it easier to allow different URL schemes into snapd and I laid out some criteria/process ideas on how to make this happen, and I applied that criteria to the zoommtg PR and it was merged quickly. I discussed with Samuele that

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Samuele Pedroni
Contributing to the discussion with rudeness is not conductive to collaboration, and will be moderated. We do take the fact that people are recompiling snapd because of this as a signal that we need to think whether there are possible ways we can improve the situation. ** Changed in: snapd

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-23 Thread Bogdan Vasiliev
There is no one objective reason to whitelisting link schemes for applications. Usual URLs worked well for years for iteract between apps, but here you brought the fucking snap, which doesn’t improve anything, but also breaks the normal behavior of other applications. Please bring back the

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-21 Thread Anton Alexandrenok
And then people are surprised why Linux community is no negative to Snap. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps To

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-20 Thread Benedict Roeser
This also affects the scheme "jetbrains", it would be nice to login to my JetBrains Toolbox again via Chromium -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-18 Thread Christopher Barrington-Leigh
To @kfunk @axet @troyready: That worked perfectly for me. Thank you so much!!! For those like me for whom these are all magical incantations, here's my sequence aggregated from advice above: Press the Ubuntu/Super key and type "Software" and pick the one that is called "Software & Updates". On

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-16 Thread Troy Ready
@cpbl see https://askubuntu.com/a/158872 ("Software & Updates" in the menu now) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-16 Thread Christopher Barrington-Leigh
wow, @kfunk and @axet, thank you so much for this effort! Alas, I get stuck at the very first step: sudo apt-get build-dep snapd Reading package lists... Done E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs,

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-16 Thread Alexey Kuznetsov
I just found the issue second ago. It is related to SNAP_REEXEC behavior. The idea is to run snap from snap_core installed from snap. If you have system snap installed it will be reexec'd from snap core. To disable it you need to change the source. Just run this before compilation and you will be

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-16 Thread Troy Ready
Alexey I'm having the same experience as you. It's uncanny, feels like something obvious is missing. Not sure how it's working for Kevin above. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-16 Thread Alexey Kuznetsov
Seems like a new linux virus preventing me from running compiled snap. Not the right place to report but who knows? When I recompile the snap package and changed "help" output to "refresh !!! and remove snaps" and unpack the content of resulting file into 123/. I reinstall the system package and

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-16 Thread Alexey Kuznetsov
For some reason I unable to rebuild snapd following #29 instruction. All goes fine, but in the end xdg-open wont work. I've checked /var/log/syslog and it full of: chromium_chromium.desktop[1674]: user-open error: Supplied URL scheme "magnet" is not allowed What is interesting, when I'm changing

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-15 Thread Kevin Funk
Okay, after having manually copied and dissected a Zoom URL for the Xth time I finally got annoyed. I've updated the instructions from comment #27, here's a possible work- around by rebuilding the snapd sources: ``` apt-get build-dep snapd TMPDIR=$(mktemp -d) cd $TMPDIR apt-get -y source snapd

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-08 Thread smartman
Also affecting Slack. Not possible to login to Slack app and I needed to switch to Firefox for now. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-04-03 Thread Troy Ready
Can anyone help with a workaround suggestion while we're waiting for this to get fixed? I normally manually patch package issues like this, but for some reason it doesn't seem to be working in this case: ``` TMPDIR=$(mktemp -d) cd $TMPDIR apt-get -y source snapd sed -i 's/"http", "https",

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-23 Thread Troy Ready
I agree @cpbl -- there are almost certainly better options available. Maciej Borzecki detailed a good proposal at https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/pull/7731#issuecomment-585721100 (with some follow-on thoughts added by jdstrand at

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-23 Thread Christopher Barrington-Leigh
Yeah, this can be labelled a COVID-relevant bug, since there are countless new users flooding to Zoom, etc... It looks like this is being worked on within the last four days: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/pull/8304 But only for zoom?! And I'm not sure of the nature of the fix or who would

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-23 Thread Christopher Barrington-Leigh
If the approach so far is to individually whitelist classes of links, surely can't this be better dealt with by doing something similar to how Chromium responds to me clicking on a downloaded file: it asks me if it's okay to have snap launch that file? Can't we do this for links that go to

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-23 Thread Julie Brandon
Hate to be another +1 but, any updates on this. This is quite a major issue for real world use right now. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-18 Thread Jean-
any updates on this, manual url interception and copy pasting is getting old :( -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-12 Thread filippo del trappeto
Please add the vmrc URL scheme, needed by VMWare ESXi. Thanks. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps To manage

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-11 Thread Anatoly
i'm sure an easier workaround is to (temporarily) use firefox for this. i use this one when i need to open some tg:// links in telegram app -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-11 Thread Jesse Glick
How I managed to work around this to add a new Slack workspace: * Click the + button in the desktop app. This opens https://app.slack.com/ssb/add?… in Chromium. * Press F12 to get the Network tab. Make sure *Preserve Log* is checked. * Type in the workspace URL and hit Enter. * When prompted to

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-09 Thread kerozoli
@zyga Why this isn't a high pro bug? Many application uses xdg-open to it's login function. I couldn't login e.g in : Slack, Intellij-toolbox so this is instantly breaking the ability to use this snap in a work environment. -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-06 Thread Constantin Iliescu
Zoom.us meeting links (zoomus://) are not launching the app anymore. This reduces drastically the productivity, since I have to manually copy the meeting ID into the Zoom app. Multiply that with about 10 meetings a day and it results in moving to Firefox. -- You received this bug notification

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-03 Thread Elliot Kendall
This is personally impacting my ability to use Chromium to run the F5 SSL VPN, which uses the f5-epi and f5-vpn schemes. There needs to be a way for individual users to add to the whitelist. Adding more schemes like "apt" is just making the issue less painful. -- You received this bug

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-03 Thread Michel-Ekimia
As I said earlier I totally agree with the comment above : Manual whitelisting from the snap team will always be a blocker for such a widely adopted use of an important browser. That will push people to use chrome which IMO a failure on the libre software side. -- You received this bug

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-02 Thread Christopher Barrington-Leigh
Agreed. This seems like fundamental desktop functionality to me. My approach so far is to right click on the link, copy it, and then in a terminal type xdg-open "" where is the pasted link. In case it's useful, here's an updated list from above, but clearly there should be a way for people

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-03-02 Thread Brad Davis
Wow. This is all remarkably chill for a bug that boils down to "Chrome can't launch external apps". I just started a new job and I'm trying to set up ubuntu 19.10 as my primary desktop and I'm being blocked by this. Both slack and zoom fail to launch because of this. It also means that apps

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-02-28 Thread Balazs Gyurak
Hi! This bug also affects me. Magnet torrent links don't work at all. Could we have an update on this please? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-02-19 Thread Troy Ready
Sorry for the +1 comment here, but can we revisit the severity of this? 20.04 is coming and it's a notable feature regression for chromium- browser. I really like this idea for fixing it: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/pull/7731#issuecomment-585721100 -- You received this bug notification

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2020-02-12 Thread Olivier Tilloy
>From another report on the snapcraft forum, another custom scheme: urn (https://forum.snapcraft.io/t/chromium-user-open-error-supplied-url- scheme-is-not-allowed/15429) -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu.

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2019-12-16 Thread Launchpad Bug Tracker
Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users. ** Changed in: chromium-browser (Ubuntu) Status: New => Confirmed -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873

[Bug 1776873] Re: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop apps

2019-12-16 Thread granjerox
** Also affects: chromium-browser (Ubuntu) Importance: Undecided Status: New -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1776873 Title: Whitelisted allowedURLschemes breaks some desktop