Have KDE send URL to default browser, not tmp file

Alex Schuster wonko at wonkology.org
Fri Dec 24 18:37:18 GMT 2010

Dotan Cohen writes:

> When clicking links in KDE applications, KDE downloads the file in the
> URI to a tmp file, then passes that file to the browser. For example,
> try this:
> $ kde-open http://dotancohen.com
> See that the address in the browser starts with
> file:///var/tmp/kdecache-*
> Now, contrast with other options:
> $ gnome-open http://dotancohen.com
> $ python -mwebbrowser http://dotancohen.com
> How can I get KDE apps to pass the URI to the web browser, instead of
> a tmp file? Thanks!

This is a known bug (see https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=245525), which 
seems to be fixed for me in KDE 4.5.3. Are you running an earlier version of 

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