disable automatic extract

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Fri Aug 15 07:56:21 BST 2003

Valentine Kouznetsov wrote:
> Hi,
> I cannot figure out how to disable automatic extract of (tar.gz, bz2 etc.) 
> files in konqueror. Sometimes it's annoying. Example: if you go to 
> sourceforge and click on packge.tar.gz in download section you'll be
> redirected to page where you need to choose a download server.
> Then konqueror will automatically extract contents of archive and show
> it (with temp-name from /tmp directory) in a window. I found that you can hit
> extract, but at least for me it doesn't work making error message
> mailformed URL when I type directory where I want to extract, second
> I don't want to extract arhive. Instead I want to save it.
> Saying that my question how to disable automatic extract feature in
> konqueror. At least it's not obvious for me.
You change it the way you change an embedded part for any other MIME type.

Right click a "*.tar.gz* file, select "Edit File Type...", and under the: 
"Embedding" tab, remove: "Archiver".

However, I'm not sure that this is the problem with that.


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