Konqueror always opens files on the web without asking if it should save it first
harmen.schaap at home.nl
Wed Jun 25 16:14:17 BST 2003
> When I upgraded to RedHat 9 I noticed that Konqueror always opens files
> over http automatically without asking me if I wish to save them first.
> This is really annoying and means I can't download anything from source
> forge for example as the viewer for tar.gz files displays some silly file
> name which I can't open (works if I view tar.gz files locally however).
> Also the viewer has no save as and sometimes the name of the file is
> important as well...
> Konqueror used to ask if the file should be saved or opened. I've searched
> absolutely everywhere for this configuration option but it doesn't seem to
> be present. Obviously it makes sense to automatically open files stored
> locally but files over http or ftp should ask the user if thewy want to
> save or open. It would be nice to be able to configure this somewhere.
> Other than this it's a great browser.
> If anyone knows why it is doing this
Nope.... I don't like it either... :-)
> or if it has been fixed in a later
> realease I would be very geatful...
- Settings -> Configure Konqueror -> File Associations
- Select Applications -> x-tgz
- Click Embedding Tab
- Remove the "Archiver" from the Services Preference Order
Do this for the other extensions too...
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