Konqueror

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 20 02:10:07 BST 2009


On Sunday 19 July 2009 05:58:00 pm David McGlone wrote:
> On Sunday 19 July 2009 03:25:30 pm Tony Sivori wrote:
> > 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.
>
> No offense, but this is ridiculous. It's both inconvenient and annoying to
> try and figure out which browser to use for which sites.
>
> I use Firefox, with all the extensions installed, and I only use konqueror
> for ftp.
>
> --
> Blessings,
> David M.
> http://www.dmcentral.net


I am curious.  Always in the past those who use Kubuntu KDE have always 
recommended to use default applications.  I used to use Firefox.  It had a 
feature that I preferred, the ability to make Google my home page with nothing 
else on it.  I have sense tried to become a mainstream supporter of Kubuntu 
KDE everything.  I found that I actually prefer Konqueror over Firefox now, 
for the things I am able to do on that start page that cannot be done in a 
firefox opening.   To my memory, this is my first real problem with Konqueror.  
It appears to be a bug or something like one.  It is probably because of my 
inexperienced use of the application and not even a bug.  

Consequently, I appreciate the workarounds but would rather not give up on 
Konqueror.  If I can fix the error, and learn what I did wrong, I won't have to 
give up the various extras that Konqueror provides.  Thanks all, though.

If I can't fix the problem, of course I will use your workaround with 
gratitude.

Steven



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