image caching in Konqueror 4.4.5

Jerome Yuzyk jerome at
Mon Nov 1 19:09:10 GMT 2010

On Monday, November 01, 2010 12:55:37 pm Duncan <1i5t5.duncan at> 
> Jerome Yuzyk posted on Mon, 01 Nov 2010 11:55:34 -0600 as excerpted:
> > I have a page of links, some of which are for satellite images, that I
> > follow with Konqueror. The images are updated at the server end and
> > always retain their original name. From the links page I usually open
> > an image in a new tab. In Konqueror 4.4.5 I am always seeing a cached
> > image and not the latest image. Konqueror 3.5.10 didn't do this - it
> > always retrieved the latest image.
> > 
> > Did I miss a setting or is this a regression?
> > 
> > An example image is at
> > 
> >
> I don't notice a problem here, but then I keep cache disabled, which can
> be as fast or faster on a modern broadband connection as going to disk
> for it.
> Does hitting the refresh (possibly with shift or control, I forgot which
> one is supposed to force an update even if the headers say the item
> isn't changed) button or keyboard shortcut get you an updated image?

I always have to refresh to get the latest image, and that works. It's just 
that opening in a new tab or window uses the old cached image.

The sample I noted updates hourly so to test you have to wait a while for a 
new image to be available.

I have my Cache set to "Keep cache in sync".

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