[kde-linux] Strange Konqueror problem - WORSE!

Anne Wilson cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Jul 20 20:01:54 UTC 2005

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On Wednesday 20 Jul 2005 20:53, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 Jul 2005 08:56, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > Had you at any point chosen firefox as your default web browser using
> > > Kcontrol -> KDE Components -> Component Chooser ? This behaviour is
> > > consistant with having selected a different webbrowser in this dialog.
> > > On typing the http URL into konqueror, it will pass it to the other
> > > browser you've selected as your default instead of loading it.
> >
> > Yes, firefox is named there, but until Sunday afternoon I could always
> > manually open konqueror and type in a url.  Sometimes I want to choose a
> > particular browser for a particular site.  Since it worked as required
> > before Sunday afternoon I'd really like to know what changed it.  Later
> > today I'll try changing that setting back to konqueror and see if the
> > problem persists, but I have to go out now.
> Some progress -
After that I tried setting it to open in Konqueror.  I then tried to launch 
www.bbc.co.uk/radio, and it had opened 26 instances of konqueror before I 
could stop it.  This is hopeless.  Konqueror will just have to be lost as a 
web browser for me.

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