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Hello I installed this extension because I want to open apt links clicked in Chromium with xdg-open.

I have looked at this help but haven't been successful. How can I acheive this?

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I have downloaded Google Chrome 8.0.552.215

Then i installed the suggested extension from your link.

then i went to i searched for avidemux for example.

I clicked on it and it started the apt manager. No problem.

I suggest check your google chrome version which would be the only different thing.

Tested with ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and kubuntu 10.10

EDIT: Tried and Both worked. Am using the chrome version i mention above. Let me know if you can work with this version just in case. Downloaded Google Chrome from

EDIT2: Updated to 8.0.552.224. Still works. No problem here. Please confirm when you update how it went.

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Thanks is working now, i don't know if i rebooted or what i did, but is working, im using last chromium too. – punkmexic Dec 15 '10 at 6:09

This question should help you select which browser URLs will be opened in:

How to set which application is launched by xdg-open?

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