Dear all,

I've resolved the problem. It might have been extremely simple, but
nevertheless I'm putting it up on the mail list (in case anyone else has
the same issue)

HTML files somehow came to be associated with winebrowser (which leads
nowhere on my system). This behaviour was odd because I'd never associated
html files with any application before on my system. File template specific
application preferences - Zim appears to choose the last application used
to open a given file (at least on XFCE). Thus, pointing any file to the
desired application applies it as the default application for that file the
next time it is opened from within Zim.

The PrinttoBrowser plugin appears to be equivalent to Export
As>Templates>Print. Trying to use that as a temporary solution made me
understand what the problem was.

Thanks to all for your help!

On 12 November 2016 at 05:55, Karthik Tayur <karthiksta...@gmail.com> wrote:

> @sultanofswing I tried you suggestion. No outputs there.
>
> However, I seem to have located what could be the problem. The plugin is
> directing to winebrowser, however, since it doesn't exist, a wineserver is
> created and nothing happens. I don't understand why that selection occurs.
> I don't think it is wine related problem since the default is read
> correctly for programs run using wine as well.
>
> How do I change the plugin's browser selection?
>
> On 11 November 2016 at 09:06, SultansOfSwing <sultansofsw...@web.de>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Chances are that Zim (or whatever it tries to call) writes something
>> relevant to Standard Output? You can find the collected Standard Output
>> of all programs in your X session in ~/.xsession-errors. Just open a
>> terminal, print
>>
>>   tail -f .xsession-errors
>>
>> and then try to do the "print to browser" attempt.
>>
>> Regards, Sultansofswing.
>>
>
>


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Karthik Tayur | ಕಾರ್ತಿಕ್ ತಾಯೂರ್
V Semester, BA LLB (Hons)
National Law University Delhi

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