Unwanted Konqueror behaviour with file name extensions

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu May 31 12:13:33 BST 2007

On Thursday 31 May 2007, Never you mind wrote:
> I'm accessing a computer via ssh. Using konqueror I can type
> fish://user@myurl/path/to/file and browse the file system. That's
> great. My problem arises with the naming conventions on the computer.
> It has been set up to be a test bed for web development and the
> directories are named according to their domain. There are lots of .au
> domains. I can't access any directory that ends in .au because
> konqueror treats it as a multimedia file and offers a bunch of
> play/stop buttons instead of listing the directory contents.

Can you try using sftp:// instead?
Konqueror shouldn't do file type detection on directories at all, so maybe 
there is a bug in the fish IO handler that messes up.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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