Kubuntu Settings in KDE

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Tue Mar 25 14:38:41 GMT 2008

On Tuesday 25 March 2008, David Faure wrote:
> On Saturday 22 March 2008, Chani wrote:
> > >  * kio_httprc: set Firefox userid on google.com, makes gmail and
> > >    calendar work
> >
> > +1
> +1. But if google says later "see, nobody is using konqueror anyway" (from
> their webstats) we'll have to remember that konqueror doesn't appear as
> such :)

Not sure what kind of limitations there are for user agent string, but maybe 
it could have an additional section like "(actually Konqueror/KHTML $VERSION 
but Goggle only sends good code if we mask as Firefox)"

> > >  * konquerorsu: NoDisplay in apps menu (root is bad)
> >
> > yes, root is very bad.
> Well, yes it is, but how else does a GUI user edit a config file from /etc,
> after a helpful poweruser tells him to "remove this line from this file"?
> If you don't know the command line, you can't use "sudo vi ...",
> and you can't just ask kwrite to "become root when saving",
> so you have to use a file manager running as root in order to edit config
> files, don't you? What am I missing?

I think one can still do it through "Run Command" -> Advanced -> "Run as 
different user"


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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