Konqueror

Willy Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 02:09:05 BST 2009


2009/7/20 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net>:
> On Sunday 19 July 2009 03:41:22 pm Willy Hamra wrote:
>> 2009/7/19 Tony Sivori <TonySivori at yahoo.com>:
>> > Steven Vollom wrote:
>> >> I have a bug in my computer related to JavaScript.
>> >
>> > This doesn't directly address your question, but you might consider
>> > trying it anyway.
>> >
>> > Turn off all Java, JavaScript, animations and plugins in Konqueror. The
>> > web will be a much nicer place for it.
>> >
>> > Then install and use Firefox for any must have sites that you may
>> > frequent that will not function without Java, JS, Flash, etc.
>> >
>> > The above method works very well for me. I do 95% of my browsing with
>> > Konqueror, and use Firefox only when necessary. You never even have to
>> > copy and paste a URL, because installing Firefox adds a "Open with
>> > Firefox Web Browser" to the Konqueror Location menu. So with two clicks
>> > in Konqueror you can open any page in Firefox.
>>
>> good thinking. that is actually a very nice way of browsing easily and
>> comfortably with konqueror, without worrying about the annoyance of
>> what to do with sites requiring javascript. i'm in a javascript-only
>> website almost all the day, where i spend my time. but the rest of the
>> browsing time? no scripts no gibberish no nothing, in which konqi can
>> be fantastic.
>> but i must say, konqi has grown a bit more heavy on the system than it
>> was before. opening 7~8 tabs of different websites can slow down the
>> computer while it didn't (and i'm not talking about KDE3, but earlier
>> konqi in previous releases of KDE4), but still, better than FF.
>> the chrome deb package for linux that started getting released last
>> month in chromium's website is also becoming a better and better
>> browser, even in dev state, it's faster than konq and FF.
>> just my 2 cents.
>>
>> --
>> Willy K. Hamra
>> Manager of Hamra Information Systems
>
> I am not sure I understand.  I am using the same sites as I used to.  They
> apparently had javascript before and worked fine.  Additionally, I created a
> new user on this computer and tested Konqueror there.  It does not get
> javascript errors when I surf.  I don't know what the problem is yet, but it
> is not something that has always been that way.
>
> I have used Konqueror for, I think, a couple of years now exclusively and have
> never before run into this problem.
>

exactly! if another user works fine, then something is not right in
*your* user account settings. what we are trying to do here, is make
your konqueror have the same settings as a new user. so please type
what i suggested in the previous email, and report back :)

-- 
Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems



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