[kde-linux] Konqueror file browser

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 14 09:46:41 UTC 2008

On Monday 14 July 2008 10:29:37 Dale wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Monday 14 July 2008 03:42:14 Lars Koraeus wrote:
> >> I run openSuSE 11.0 with KDE 3.5. It is an update from openSuSE 10.3
> >>
> >> After having opened a jpg file and selected kuickshow as the default
> >> every entry in the left directory navigation window now open kuickshow
> >> instead of showing the content in the right window.  Where can I restore
> >> it to the original behaviour?
> >
> > I can't  imagine how that could have happened.  You mean that whatever
> > type the file is, kuickshow is used to open it?  I can't think of any
> > one-step way to handle that.
> >
> > The only thing I can suggest is that you go to kcontrol >KDE Components >
> > File Associations and search for each of your most commonly used file
> > types, fixing the preferred application for each.  Sorry that it's not an
> > ideal situation, but I can't suggest anything else.
> >
> > Meanwhile, before you do that, and since you can't make things worse,
> > could you try selecting another app as the default for opening the jpg
> > and see if that changes everything again?  If it does, you have a bug
> > that must be SuSE specific, I think.  If it doesn't, it's a freak that we
> > probably can't explain, but it shouldn't happen again.
> >
> > Anne
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> Is there a config file that can be deleted that KDE will regenerate when
> he logs back in?  Is this a file that is in the home directory or is it
> in the KDE directory, /usr/kde for Gentoo?  Mostly curious but this may
> be easier plus one of us may could share the config file with him too.
> I'm not implying that you have a answer but hope you do.
The quick and easy way is to rename ~/.kde, but that loses all your settings.  
I'll have a browse and see if I can find which file carries the file 


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