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Old 05-25-2003, 10:47 PM   #1
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Konqueror Preferences

Hey everyone,

I am pretty new to Linux (only been enlightened for about 6 months or so now). I was wondering where Konqueror stores its preferences? I know opera and mozilla store them in a file and if you delete that file you can start all over, but I don't know how to do this with Konqueror. The reason for the question is Konqueror automatically tries to download stuff inside the browser instead of asking me if I want to save it and that drives me nuts. I figure I can reset all the preferences and fix it ... Thanks for the help
Old 05-25-2003, 11:30 PM   #2
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The konqueror folder from what I can remember is in your home directory but its hidden as .konqueror. But if you just want to change the preferences I think its Edit > Preferences are something close to that
Old 05-26-2003, 02:28 AM   #3
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Ok, well here is the deal. You know the thing that says "would you like to open this with blah, etc. or save as?" It is something like that and I accidentally clicked "never ask again" and now konqueror always tries to download any file I want to download into the /tmp directory as some funny name. I can't get it to let me actually ask if I want to save it and let me name it and such. I hope this makes sense, but I can't figure out how to get it to let me save it or at least ask me if i want to save it again.
Old 05-26-2003, 07:29 AM   #4
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Or you could also go to the KDE Control Center, where you can configure everything....
Old 08-03-2003, 10:57 PM   #5
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Lightbulb How to reset "Save As" settings in Konqueror

Go to /home/xxxx/.kde/share/config/konquerorrc
and find the section called: [Notification Messages]

This contains the entries for the items you clicked "Do not ask me again" simply delete them, and you are back in business.

Happy Surfing!


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