[nSLUG] KDE with Mozilla/Netscape bug

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Tue Mar 4 16:41:02 AST 2003


On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 03:05:24PM -0400, jesse wrote:
> I've got this annoying little problem, which started happening about a month 
> ago.  I'm currently using KDE for my desktop, and my browser of choice is 
> Mozilla.  Whenever I double click in the address bar of Mozilla to enter a 
> url or highlight any text on a webpage, and whenever I hit a link that opens 
> up in a new window, one of the KDE menus pops up and of course takes the 
> focus.  I then go to close the menu (it has a cancel selection), at which 
> point it trys to run Konqueror.  Talk about slowing productivity.

KDE has a helper that looks for URLs in any window and offers to launch a 
browser to view those URLs.  I forget the name of the helper, but it can be 
disabled (check your panel for anything that looks applicable).

Ben
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