Konqueror the ultimate Linux tool or cool things you can do with it

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sat Aug 16 19:23:46 UTC 2008

claydoh wrote:

> On Saturday 16 August 2008 11:18:18 am Derek Broughton wrote:
>> claydoh wrote:
>> > On Saturday 16 August 2008 4:03:29 am Knapp wrote:
>> >> Does anyone else know of cool things konqueror can do?
>> >
>> > In KDE4, Konqueror has this (I assume new) feature where you can
>> > highlight a non-linked url , and use the right-click context menu to
>> > open that link. this is very handy for me as I find a lot of urls in
>> > forum posts that are purely text and not set to point anywhere.
>> That's always been possible, and is actually a function of klipper, not
>> konqueror.  Configure it by clickin on the clipboard icon in the system
>> tray.
>> > Another handy feature is the 'open in Firefox' menu item for those
>> > increasingly rare times a site doesn't work well in Konqi
>> Which is available from both the "Location" menu, and the klipper
>> actions.
> I beg to differ on that as both are definitely built into KDE4's
> Konqueror. 

I'm not quite sure what there is to differ about.  It's true - you could
always do it and it's built into klipper.  But if it's built into KDE4's

> It works the same whether klipper is running (both with and 
> without enabling actions) or if it is not running.

That makes no sense at all.  I thought Linux was all about using the right
tool for the job.  It's just bloat to put that right into Konqueror.

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