[kde-linux] customizing welcome screens

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu Jul 5 09:13:44 UTC 2007

On Thursday 05 July 2007, Andrew Walbran wrote:
> On Thursday 05 July 2007 8:50 am, Philipp Paul wrote:
> > hi all..
> > recently, after some heavy usage of KMail and Konqueror, i realised, that
> > the welcome screens seem to be in HTML-Format..
> > this made me think, that they are customizable..
> > can i do this?
> > and if yes.. where are the HTML/CSS files located and how to edit them...
> > just to make clear i DO know HTML and i DO know CSS, but maybe there are
> > some kind of makros used. well that would maybe make it necessary for me
> > to edit them too.
> >
> > any help would help
> At least on Debian, these seem to be under /usr/share/apps/konqueror/about
> and /usr/share/apps/kmail/about. I assume the %n are where strings are
> substituted in according to the current language.

More generally speaking we call this the "app data" paths.

You can get a list of paths searched for data resources by the following 
% kde-config --path data

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