Opening tar.gz files with tar ioslave

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Wed Jun 7 04:14:20 BST 2006

Ainsley Pereira wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 11:21:35PM -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
>> Ainsley Pereira wrote:
>>> click on a tar.gz file in konqueror, it opens in a new ark window,
>>> whereas on my other machine, it browses right into it as if it were just
>>> another directory, using the tar:/file URL.
>> Do you have:
>> 	"Show file in embedded viewer"
>> checked on the: "Embedding" tab?
> I had "Use settings for 'application' group", which was set to "Show
> file in embedded viewer". Changing it to "Show file in embedded viewer"
> made no difference. As I understand it, the tar: IOSlave isn't the
> embedded viewer anyway though, right? That would be an ark-like view in
> the konq tab?

True, but IIUC, it doesn't work if you select "Show in separate viewer". 
  At least, that is the way it is on my system.

IAC, I don't have any other ideas.


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