[kde-linux] State of Konqueror: my 2 cents

Hal Vaughan hal at thresholddigital.com
Mon Jan 21 17:48:00 UTC 2008

On Monday 21 January 2008, Richard wrote:
> On Sunday 20 January 2008 3:51:46 am Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I don't really care about the sites that over-use eye-candy, but
> > sites where I need to make a payment and the vendor's system
> > doesn't work properly with konqueror are a real problem.
> I total agree, had to do allot of fangling with konqueror to use it,
> with my bank (online payments).. Firefox, just drop right in.<sad>
> SO, yes, I've must run two browsers, but....thinking of shutdown
> konqueror, as a web browser, and just use it for everything else...
> and Firefox, would be my main browser.
> Until, they fix konqueror...

I recently upgraded my workstation to Ubnuntu Gutsy from Feisty (my 
servers run Debian Stable) and suddenly Flash doesn't play any sound in 
Konqueror.  Actually, there are one or two other games that are 
suddenly soundless (most programs don't have a problem).  I gave up on 
counting on Konq as a web browser a long time ago.  I use it almost 
exclusively as a file browser now and for viewing a few things like 


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