Syd Hancock wrote:
> Doug Laidlaw wrote:
>> With Firefox set as my default browser, KDE tries to save Web
>> pages to my tmp/ directory and open them from there. This is
>> rarely successful.
> It's a pain. I was really please a while back when I was told how
> to set this default correctly.
> 1. Go to Kmenu->System->Configuration->KDE->Components-> File
> 2. Click on the + beside 'text' to expand, select 'html'
> 3. In 'Application Preference Order' select Firefox (or whatever)
> and use the buttons to move to the top of the list. This is now
> the default app.
> 4. Click on 'Edit' button then choose the 'Application' tab. On
> the command line for the app add ' %u' without quotes
> e.g. /usr/bin/mozilla-firefox %u
> 5. Click 'Advanced Options' button and deselect 'Enable Launch
> 6. Click OK three times to close the three windows that you have
> I find that this has to be redone each time updates for KDE are
> installed but once you know it it is a matter of seconds to flip
> through the screens.
> Norwich UK
Thanks Syd. While Roy's solution would enable me to launch Firefox from
particular applications, I doubt whether it would cure the saving to /tmp/.
The obvious thing is to apply both.
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