Obsidian does not open links in the standard browser on ubuntu

Steps to reproduce

Click any http link in obsidian

Expected result

Open the link in the default browser set by the os, which in my case is firefox

Actual result

It opens the link in chrome, which is not set as my default browser


  • Operating system:
  • Debug info:

Obsidian version: v1.1.16
Installer version: v1.0.0
Operating system: #36~22.04.1-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Fri Feb 17 15:17:25 UTC 2 5.19.0-35-generic
Login status: not logged in
Insider build toggle: off
Live preview: on
Legacy editor: off
Base theme: dark
Community theme: none
Snippets enabled: 0
Restricted mode: off
Plugins installed: 1
Plugins enabled: 1
1: Obsidian Git v2.6.0

Additional information


Updating the installer to get the right version of Electron might help.


there are a million toggles in Linux. maybe it’s not set everywhere.

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