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Old 03-24-2004, 10:17 PM   #1
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in KDE single icon internet shortuts I made in Windows won't lauch


There are many single icon internet shortuts I made in Windows.

Rather than create them again, I want to configure them to work in a Linux desktop environment.

These windows internet shortcuts seem to only show up as html (hypertext markup language) text files in KDE.

3.1.4-4 Redhat KDE is the version I'm using

In KDE They won't LAUNCH to the Web page like they're suppose to

When I click on these icons it gives me the option of what program to open them with

I've tried all three Linux browsers I have installed

(Mozilla, Opera, & Konquerer and its the same thing)

In Windows, with the Windows version of Opera, it DOES launch to the webpage of the URL like IT IS suppose to . . .

Is there any way to tweak this? Is there some kind of 3 suffix extension I can change all at once to make these "KDE Internet shortcuts"?

Rather than waste my time cutting and pasting them 1 at a time.
(btw I have like over 500 of these 1kb files)



3.1.4-4 Redhat KDE is the version I'm using
 
Old 03-24-2004, 10:36 PM   #2
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I have no idea what format a windows shortcut is in but it would be somewhat counterintuitive to be able to use them directly.

Open the shortcuts in a text editor, if all they are is a url then I'd think all you have to do it just change the file association in KDE for html pages to a specific browser.

Linux doesn't use file extentions to determine the file type.
 
Old 03-24-2004, 10:49 PM   #3
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Open the shortcuts in a text editor, if all they are is a url then I'd think all you have to do it just change the file association in KDE for html pages to a specific browser.

Linux doesn't use file extentions to determine the file type.
I realize that, so what's the best way to do that? Are you familiar with KDE or not?


Don't you understand anything about the spirit and efficiency of of good GUI . . ?


no, you don't you like slackware . .


Typical roundabout response from someone who prefers keyboard interface over GUI.

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Old 03-24-2004, 10:52 PM   #4
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there ought to be some way to right click and select all the associated file icons entirely at once in the whole folder and tweak how they open
 
Old 03-24-2004, 11:11 PM   #5
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I realize that, so what's the best way to do that? Are you familiar with KDE or not?


Don't you understand anything about the spirit and efficiency of of good GUI . . ?


no, you don't you like slackware . .


Typical roundabout response from someone who prefers keyboard interface over GUI.
You're an absolute idiot. Did you want help or not, or do you just want to stay angry and ignorant?

KDE control center > look for file associations > text/html > change it to just open with your preferred browser and remove any other programs. You can also right click on an icon and change the file association for that file type directly.

Actually don't. Perhaps you should just go back to windows, I think it's really more appropriate for someone of your mentality.

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Old 03-24-2004, 11:57 PM   #6
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Let me eat a whole kiwi fruit with the peels and all and I'll consider your advice.

I like the bitter fuzzy sour taste in my mouth, don't you?

Isn't that how they're suppose to be eaten?

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Old 03-24-2004, 11:59 PM   #7
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btw, I just can't seem find a file called ---->"look for file associations"---> text/html > change it to just open with your preferred browser and remove any other programs"

Its not in my list of folders
 
Old 03-25-2004, 12:03 AM   #8
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You're an absolute idiot. Did you want help or not, or do you just want to stay angry and ignorant?
You know now that you mention it. I'd just as soon kick some flippant fruitcake [LIKE YOU] in the face.

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Old 03-25-2004, 12:16 AM   #9
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Two free pieces of advice...

1) Learn to read and explore and look for answers by yourself, I've already told you where the answer to your question... look two levels down in the kde control center and there it is: KDE control center > KDE components > file associations > text/html. It's really simple, any trained monkey could have found it if they'd bothered to look. You're really making yourself look like an idiot here.

2) Perhaps you might get further in life if you both were a bit more polite to people who try and help you, and if you used your initiative a bit more instead of waiting for answers to be handed to you on a plate. Repeated abuse towards people who offer advice will get you nowhere fast. I really feel sorry for your poor mother.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 12:21 AM   #10
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Hey you know nothing about me.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 12:24 AM   #11
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QUOTE:
"I have no idea what format a windows shortcut is in but it would be somewhat counterintuitive to be able to use them directly."


I really feel sorry for everyone on the planet that shares a single molecule of air of your hotwinded condescending arrogant b.s.

whose the real absolute idiot anyways?

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Old 03-25-2004, 12:38 AM   #12
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Well, since you can't follow simple instructions or display an ounce of your own initiative, you.

You should really let this go now, I have no interest in entering a pissing match just because you got your feathers ruffled.

Actually, if you think I'm an idiot for telling you the answer, even after your sad attempt at a flame, then so be it, just as long as you STFU and go RTFM.

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Old 03-25-2004, 12:41 AM   #13
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Alright, lets play nice and by the rules we have in place here that you guys agreed upon or this thread will be closed. This is you all's first warning, don't let it get personal please.

Regards.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 12:42 AM   #14
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Let's see who started this flame thread afterall. . . .

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I have no idea what format a windows shortcut is in but it would be somewhat counterintuitive to be able to use them directly.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 12:44 AM   #15
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Alright, lets play nice and by the rules we have in place here that you guys agreed upon or this thread will be closed. This is you all's first warning, don't let it get personal please.

Regards.
I'm quite alright with that, I certainly feel like I am morally vindicated in all this anyway.
 
  


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