konqueror - enable/disable plugins

T E Schmitz mailreg at numerixtechnology.de
Wed Mar 28 13:17:38 BST 2007

Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 March 2007 09:53 +0100, T E Schmitz wrote:
>>I want to make Flash available only when I have to - no need for silly
>>movies on a dial-up unless the site's not working).
>>I recently installed Flash into %HOME/.mozilla/plugins and Konqueror
>>picked this up as per its plug-in configuration.
>>Am I understanding this correctly, that the plug-ins are not actually
>>copied over to a KDE directory?
> Correct.
>>If I wanted to enable flash for a website and then disable it again,
>>would exiting Konqueror suffice or will this only take effect with the
>>next KDE start-up (I use Konqueror under Gnome.)
> The values from settings -> configure Konqueror are saved when you click the 
> apply or OK button.
> There is a Konqueror plugin/extension that allows to override these on a 
> runtime per-window basis (package konq-plugins or kdeaddons depending on your 
> distribution).

I am on Debian and have kdeaddons installed already. How do I change the 
plug-ins on the fly?

>>The other dilemma I face is that I have one website which requires Flash
>>7 and another which requires Flash 8.
> Shouldn't that be compatible? I currently use the Flash 9 plugin and haven't 
> encountered any problems yet.

I know one site which is not fully working with Flash 9 any longer. I 
have not yet tested this in Konqueror yet, only Mozilla.



Tarlika Elisabeth Schmitz
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