media:/ copies videos

Philip Rodrigues philip.rodrigues at
Fri Feb 24 13:43:14 GMT 2006

Dexter Filmore wrote:

> 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.

With normal paths, is a preview of some kind displayed on mouse hover?

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