[kde-linux] Can you launch URL from message received in Kmail?

Benjamin Sher delphi123 at zebra.net
Sun Jul 17 12:16:43 UTC 2005

On Sunday 17 July 2005 06:03 am, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Saturday 16 July 2005 01:42, Benjamin Sher wrote:
> > I've checked carefully and I don't think this is the case. Besides, both
> Hmm, the screen shot showed a download progress window, which usually means
> that KDE is downloading the page to a temporary local file, because it
> thinks the  target application can't handle URLs itself.
> Which usually means that the %u parameter is missing in the command.
> > Thunderbird and Evolution launch their URL's perfectly and with the same
> > browser. What could the problem be?
> They don't use KDE's settings or file type associations but their own.
> At least it rules out that the browser isn't installed correctly.
> You could try restoring the default settings and then change them to what
> you want, i.e. clear the external browser setting and remove the
> html.desktop file from .kde/share/mimelnk/text (the file type association
> is stored there)
> Cheers,
> Kevin

Dear Kevin:

1) I removed the mimelnk/application folder (that's all I found there)
2) where do I clear the external browser setting? In Component Chooser?
3) restore the default settings of what? KDE? Or Konqueror
4) I just tested Konqueror again. Typed: www.nytimes.com, etc. Blank. 


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