personalizing about:konqueror

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Feb 15 10:11:13 UTC 2008

Luís Silva wrote:

>> >> Hmmm.... so it's stored outside the user's file
>> >> hierarchy? That sucks. So I guess that my follow-on
>> >> question is: do you know how I make "about:konqueror"
>> >> load a different page than
>> >> /usr/share/apps/konqueror/about/launch.html?
>> >
>> > what about removing or renaming the above launch.html file
>> > and using the name "launch.html" to create a symbolic link
>> > to the actual file you want to use.
>> Most things in /usr/share/apps have corresponding overrides in
>> ~/.kde/share/apps, so the first thing to try would be copying launch.html
>> to ~/.kde/share/apps/konqueror/about/launch.html and modifying that - and
>> sure enought, it works.

> Why not simply set your homepage to whatever file you want?
> You can do it by going to Settings/Configure Konqueror.../Behavior and
> then setting the Home URL to the file you want.

Well, that's what _I'd_ do - I didn't even know there was
an "about:konqueror" option until this came up.  But since he asked... :-)

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