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Problems with Visionaire game not opening browser
Eike 3 Oct

I'm trying help someone to improve their Linux support for a game made with the Visionaire engine.

At some points, e.g. when clicking their site in the credits, it should open a browser. According to what strace emits, Visionaire is calling xdg-open theirURL, which in turn calls kde-open5 theirURL - but fails to find kde-open5:

/usr/bin/xdg-open: 609: /usr/bin/xdg-open: kde-open5: not found

Both programs are sitting nicely where they should:
eike@track:~$ ls /usr/bin/kde-open5 
eike@track:~$ ls /usr/bin/xdg-open

I changed the game's startup script as well as my system's xdg-open to emit the PATH variable, with the following results:
PATH variable in game start script: /home/eike/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/games:/usr/games
PATH variable in xdg-open: /home/eike/bin

Anybody knows anything about Visionaire changing the PATH? Or got any other idea what happens here? I do know that the xdg-open used is the system's, as changing that yielded the print out. I'm quite sure Steam isn't creating the problem as I downloaded the game from itch-io as well with the same results.

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