One small Gutsy problem

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Oct 25 22:56:31 UTC 2007

Juan Carlos Torres wrote:

> On Friday 26 October 2007 3:20:03 am Derek Broughton wrote:
>> I can't figure out how to make Konqueror go back to opening .tgz and .zip
>> archives in the embedded window.
>> I checked that the File Associations said to open in the embedded window,
>> I removed the kubuntu-default .desktop files, and opening a URL of
>> tar:/filename works fine, but just clicking on the archive always opens
>> ark.
>> Opened a KDE session for a brand new user, same problem.
>> I just can't imagine why _anyone_ would want to open embeddable apps in
>> separate windows... :-)
>> --
>> derek
> To enable Konqueror to open tar and zip files:
> rm -r
> /usr/share/kubuntu-default-settings/kde-profile/default/share/mimelnk/application/
> From:

Did that, as noted above.  That's a pre-gutsy instruction (because it's
exactly what I used when I first set this machine up two weeks ago, using

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