[kde-linux] Debian 5.0, KDE: getting konqueror to open links from kmail in the background (and not interfere with other behaviors)

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sun Apr 5 19:17:08 UTC 2009

On Sunday 05 April 2009 13:58:25 Randy Kramer wrote:
> Here is the behavior I had (and preferred) on Mandriva2006:

Wouldn't that be Mandriva 9.x?

>    * on pressing <alt><F2>, regardless of the location of the mouse,
> focus was shifted to the "Run Command" popup and I could type into the
> combo box

That is still so - in KDE3 and KDE4.

>    * all popup dialogs on konqueror or other things (like the KDE
> control center) requesting me to, for example, type in the root password
> appeared on top of the application (i.e., window) they were called from

This is mostly so, but occasionally something seems to cause one to open in 
the background.

>    * in kmail, and with an instance of konqueror open on the same
> desktop, if I click on a link in an email, it is opened in a new tab in
> the open instance of konqueror (usually anyway--maybe there is some
> limit to the number of tabs that will be opened that way before a new
> instance of konqueror is started), and *konqueror remains in the
> background*.

That has always been a konqueror setting.

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