KDE vs Gnome

Jason Voegele jason at jvoegele.com
Thu Jul 21 13:07:35 UTC 2005

On Thu, July 21, 2005 5:19 am, Lee Braiden said:
> Next, there is sheer speed.  I guess it's another result of that tight
> integration and good design principles: Konqueror is by far the fastest
> browser I've ever used, and that shows in how much I *do* use it.  With
> konqueror, I can instantly do web searches, by just clicking the konqueror
> icon, and typing gg:whatever for a google search, dict:whatever for a
> dictionary lookup, froo:whatever for a froogle search, etc.

Actually, you don't even need to load Konqueror to do this.  Simply hit
"Alt-F2" and type in any URL, such as gg:whatever, and it will
automatically load the handler (Konqueror in this case).  I use "Alt-F2"
-> dict:some_word all the time. :-)

Jason Voegele
"There is an essential core at the center of each man and woman that
remains unaltered no matter how life's externals may be transformed
or recombined. But it's smaller than we think."
    -- Gene Wolfe, The Book of the Long Sun

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