KDE applications oppening urls in cache

Divided By 0 db0 at otenet.gr
Tue Dec 14 16:57:21 GMT 2004

Christian Mueller wrote:

>Am Montag, 13. Dezember 2004 02:02 schrieb Divided By 0:
>>I'm relatively new to linux and KDE and I have this problem: Whenever I 
>>click on a url link in a KDE application (like help or KNewsTicker), 
>>instead of oppening the link in my browser, kde downloads the page as an 
>>archive and then directs my browser to that localy saved file. As a 
>>result, the page format is destroyed, images are not dispayed and I 
>>cannot follow any links.
>>I tried disabling the cache in the KDE control center but it didn't help.
>>I'm also using Firefox as a browser and I've already changed the default 
>>browser. (in the specific page and in the file associations page) I'm 
>>using Fedora Core 3
>It's not the cache that is the problem here, KDE seems to think 
>that firefox cannot handle URLs itself so it downloads the file. 
>Look for a file called mozilla-firefox.desktop, firefox.desktop or 
>something like that.  In that file, look for the Exec line. 
>If it is 
>Exec=firefox %f 
>then you have found the source of the problem. Change it to 
>Exec=firefox %u
where would I find this file? home directory?
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