Automatic proxy configuration for KDE (cont.)

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Wed Jul 13 08:40:28 BST 2005

On Tuesday 12 July 2005 18:29, Andy Teijelo PĂ©rez wrote:
> Kevim Krammer said:
> > Try this
> > dcop $(dcopfind -a konqueror-*) KIO::Scheduler reparseSlaveConfiguration
> > http
> Although I didn't know about dcopfind (which... wow, it's great), I did
> send that dcop message to the Konqueror instance I had opened, and it
> didn't work. But, I have just tried it now and it works. I must have done
> something wrong the last time. Anyway, that's a Konqueror only solution.
> But I need Amarok, Akregator and maybe others to know about the change. Is
> there a way, using dcopfind or anything else, to find all open applications
> with a
> KIO::Scheduler object to send the message to?

A brute force method would be



for app in $APPS; do
    dcop $app KIO::Scheduler reparseSlaveConfiguration http;

> > Another possibility might be to use the output of a script instead of a
> > value
> > in the configuration file.
> > KDE's config system supports that.
> > Not sure though how often this would be evaluated.
> Sorry, I didn't understand that. Would that be something like
> httpProxy=$(something) in ~/.kde/share/config/kioslaverc?

Almost. Look for Shell expansion in this document;


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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