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Old 11-17-2005, 07:43 AM   #1
Darkfalz
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Evoke program from html in Konqueror


Hey, just wondering if it was in any way possible to launch a program from a html page using Konqueror?
 
Old 11-17-2005, 09:31 AM   #2
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you mean like launching xmms or another multimedia player by clicking on a URL ending in .mp3 ???

web browsers can to instructed to launch external programs by the filetype in a URL...

yes...
 
Old 11-17-2005, 09:52 AM   #3
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If, however, you mean activex style installing/running programs against user's wishes, it isn't really designed to do it, and you shouldn't ever do it for any reason. Only IE and a few others with Activex controls can do it well, though some browsers have spotty handling of security and allow that kind of thing to be done.
 
  


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