Opening archives in Konqueror

Derek Broughton news at
Wed May 9 02:08:02 BST 2007

Gerhard Kremer wrote:

> On Tuesday 08 May 2007 17:18:25 Derek Broughton wrote:
>> I've just realized that since upgrading to Feisty, konqueror no longer
>> treats archives (.zip, .tgz and .tar.gz files) as if they were just
>> another directory, and insists on opening them with Ark.
>> I hate Ark!  How do I get Konqueror to behave properly, again?
> Take a look at the Kubuntu FAQ at .
> Specifically, under "How do I change Konqueror back to the default KDE
> profiles?", it says:
> To enable Konqueror to open tar and zip files:
> rm -r
> /usr/share/kubuntu-default-settings/kde-profile/default/share/mimelnk/application/
> I did it, and it works like a charm ;-)
Thanks.  It would have helped, I guess, if I'd known that was the _default.

I'd have to say that it makes absolutely _no_ sense that the offending code
seems to be: X-KDE-AutoEmbed=true

So, if I set AutoEmbed to true, I don't get embedded apps!

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