Konqueror always opens files on the web without asking if it should save it first

Harmen Schaap 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...

In Konqueror: 
- 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... 

Harmen Schaap 
Proudly running KDE since Beta 2 (1997)
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