Re: kde preferences setting in gnome?

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On Friday 05 February 2010 09:14:27 Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
> Dave Stevens wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've just switched from F7 to F11 and in general things went well. But I
> > use kmail as my pop client and when clicking on a URL in a mail I always
> > get Konquerer. I've gone into System | Preferences | Preferred
> > Applications and Firefox (my fave) is selected, but I conjecture I need
> > to go elsewhere to change it as well. I don't see anywhere in kmail to
> > change this behaviour.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > Dave
> Thinking...
> I use KDE and I always find that it is best to set up gnome preferences in
>  gnome, so that when I run the programs in KDE, they will work correctly.
> I gather you are using Gnome, but want to use some KDE programs. Likely,
>  you would do best to go into KDE and set it up correctly there, then go
>  back into Gnome and hopefully all will work okay. Maybe you could just run
>  systemsettings from within gnome, too?

> I am not sure where you would make the setting that you want, but the only
>  thing I can think of is:
> KDE system settings> general tab> default applications> web browser. There,
>  the default is "application based on contents of the URL". Try changing
>  this to the second option and specify firefox.

yes, that worked, thanks very much.


>  You might need some sort of
>  %s or %u or something like that thing after, but I don't understand those
>  or how you figure out which one. Nevertheless, this should do the trick.
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