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I have found a way to do it when running Gnome, but I don't know how in Enlightment, and I'd really prefer not to switch window managers. The OS is Mint 12.

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Add the following line to the file $HOME/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

[Default Applications]
x-scheme-handler/magnet=chromium.desktop

This registers the application chromium to handle magnet links.

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This doesn't work, and isn't what I'd asked to do. I wanted to know how to open the files in Transmission when using Chrome, this just opened a blank new tab. I've since switched to using Firefox, which opens them correctly. – Nathan C. Tresch Oct 1 '12 at 0:08

Add the following line to the file $HOME/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list

[Default Applications]
x-scheme-handler/magnet=transmission-gtk.desktop

This registers the application transmission-gtk to handle magnet links.

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