Konqueror launching firefox
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Jan 12 14:43:26 GMT 2005
On Wednesday 12 January 2005 15:39, Nathan Weston wrote:
> 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.
Can you check if the .desktop file that Firefox installed contains this?
Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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