Konqueror launching firefox

Nathan Weston elbows at spamcop.net
Wed Jan 12 14:39:29 GMT 2005

On Wednesday 12 January 2005 8:53 am, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 January 2005 14:36, Nathan Weston wrote:
> > I recently switched from Konqueror to Firefox for my web browser. I set
> > it as my browser in the control center (KDE Components -> Component
> > Chooser -> Web Browser, open http urls in: firefox), so that it opens
> > when I click on links in kmail.
> > However, I still want to run konqueror on occassion, and now it's broken
> > -- when I enter a URL in the konqueror address bar, it launches firefox
> > to open the page!
> >
> > Is there any way to work around this? I've tried using the "in an
> > application based on the contents of the url" setting, but this makes KDE
> > download the file and open a local copy with firefox -- which is usually
> > not what I want.
> You could try to revert the above change and set Firefox as the default
> handler for text/html but ensure that the embedded tab for text/html still
> shows KHTML as top choice.
> Cheers,
> Kevin

Problem solved. In addition to your suggestion, I had to change the command 
for the Mozilla Firefox shortcut from "firefox" to "firefox %u"

I used to know this but I'd forgotten.

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