[winswitch] [xpra] HTML5 client: open link clicked on remote machine in local browser

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed May 30 04:30:47 BST 2018

On 30/05/18 05:27, Matteo Ipri via shifter-users wrote:
> Hi all,
> First of all, thanks for this amazing tool!
> While doing some experiments with xpra, I found myself in the situation
> where a GUI app running in a remote virtual machine presents me a link to a
> website. If I click on that link, obviously, the default browser on the
> remote machine is launched and the website is opened.
> I would like to have those links to open on my local browser where I am
> running the xpra HTML5 client.
> Is there a way to do this?
Yes, see:


> Just wondering, since I have almost no experience in this programming
> fields: maybe setting the xpra server on the remote machine as default
> browser and having the server sending the command to open such link to the
> HTML5 client...
> Thanks for your attention,
> Matteo Ipri
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