language switching on app start

David Faure faure at
Wed Feb 8 16:26:45 GMT 2006

On Wednesday 08 February 2006 12:02, Jens Herden wrote:
> > Feature, since kfmclient talks to an already running (with another
> > language) konqueror.
> That would be an explanation but it seems wrong :-(
> 1. I have no konqi preloaded and no running instance and I still get the 
> English interface.
> 2. starting first KDE_LANG=km konqueror 
> and then KDE_LANG=km kfmclient openProfile webbrowsing
> gives me still the English interface despite the fact that the first one is 
> Khmer and already running.

Whether or not to re-use an existing konqueror or launch a new one is dependent
on user configuration (see konq's kcontrol module) and on a number of parameters
(like the type of profile in use).

So it obviously launches a new one - via kdeinit indeed, as Martijn pointed out.

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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