[PATCH 2/2] emacs/desktop: update to use notmuch-emacs-mua and handle mailto

Jani Nikula jani at nikula.org
Sat Feb 25 01:25:40 PST 2017

With the mailto: handling in notmuch-emacs-mua, we can update the
desktop file to advertize we can be set as the default application to
handle email. While at it, add GenericName and Comment to be more

With --hello, notmuch-emacs-mua will run (notmuch) if mailto: url is
not given.
 emacs/notmuch-emacs-mua.desktop | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/emacs/notmuch-emacs-mua.desktop b/emacs/notmuch-emacs-mua.desktop
index f1600473bf60..0d9af2a4cf39 100644
--- a/emacs/notmuch-emacs-mua.desktop
+++ b/emacs/notmuch-emacs-mua.desktop
@@ -1,6 +1,9 @@
 [Desktop Entry]
 Name=Notmuch (emacs interface)
-Exec=emacs -f notmuch
+GenericName=Email Client
+Comment=Emacs based email client
+Exec=notmuch-emacs-mua --hello %u

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