Opera gets launched multiple times

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Wed Apr 12 15:51:47 BST 2006

On Wednesday 12 April 2006 16:39, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> I'd like to open URLs from KMail, Akregator etc in a new page in Opera.
> In file associatios I've tried so far:
> opera -remote "openURL(%u,background-page)"
> opera -newpage %u
> The latter from a wrapper script, too.
> This only works partly: the URL does get opened in a new page, but at the
> same time a new instance of Opera is launched, keeps clogging up the
> system's resources for 15 or 20 seconds, then quits itself again.
> This only happens from within KDE apps, not with any other. Gaim, Sylpheed,
> Licq, all fine.

Can you try using the external webbrowser settings instead of the file 
Control Center -> KDE Components -> Component Chooser -> webbrowser

Using a file association should work as well, but this could help to narrow 
the possible locations of the bug.

Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtcentre.org
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