Is file association configurable for tarballs

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sun May 22 15:06:40 BST 2005

On Sunday 22 May 2005 05:26, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> A bug report made me notice that there is something that I don't
> understand.  With a *.tar.bz2 the setting for the File Association for
> the MIME type x-bzip2 has no effect on what happens when I left click a
> file of that type in Konqueror.  It changes what is available in the
> right click menu, but a left click still displays it in the Konqueror
> window.  EP says that this is an KIO slave that does the display (I
> presumed that it was Ark because that is what the right click menu says ).
> IAC, the question is: is there any way to configure the action for a
> left click for that type of file?  Or is this default hard coded somewhere?

Hmm, if it is an IO slave, it could be described by a .protocol file in 


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