media:/ copies videos

Dexter Filmore Dexter.Filmore at
Thu Feb 23 16:25:16 GMT 2006

On Mon, 20 Feb 2006 12:53:41 +0000
Philip Rodrigues <philip.rodrigues at> wrote:

> Dexter Filmore wrote:
> > When hoovering the mouse over a video in media:/, the video is copied
> > to /tmp/kde-user in the background. Is this intentionally for some reason
> > or a bug?
> What happens if you hover over a video in just a normal local path? My guess
> is that konq is trying to make a preview, and there's a bug in the video
> previewing code that makes it think that media:/ isn't local.

Does _not_ happen when going via normal paths, i.e. mount point.
Oh, forgot: KDE 3.4.3 here. Doesn't seem to happen on 3.5.0 on my test box.
Got no intention uf upgrading here tho, never touch a running system. 
This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:
More info:

More information about the kde mailing list