konq open swf files with binary editor

Jes Hall jes.hall at kdemail.net
Sat Mar 19 07:00:20 GMT 2005

On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 03:17, p80 wrote:
> I don't have flash plugin installed and everytime I visit a page with flash
> banners konq popups download dialogue of the swf files and then displays
> them in binary mode (01 55 HG..) which is kind of annoying. how can I get
> rid of this?
> thanx in advance

Open up Konqueror, and go to Settings -> Configure Konqueror. Under 'Known 
Types' select 'all -> allfiles' and go to the Embedding tab. Under 'Services 
Preference Order' you'll see 'Embedded Binary Viewer'. Remove it, and the 
behaviour should stop.


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