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Old 03-28-2005, 10:58 AM   #1
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konqueror - broken association with folders

I shouldn't try to be so clever - I have broken konqueror. If I select e.g. the 'Home' icon on the desktop, it opens OK. However, if I click on a directory icon within that window, I get an error message:

There appears to be a configuration error. You have associated Konqueror with inode/directory, but it can't handle this file type.

I think I did this when trying to make a gzip open with ark, but I can't see what to undo? is there any way to reset all associations? Or to stop me using the computer after drinking alcohol

BTW: SuSE 9.1 (KDE 3.2.1, kernel 2.6.5-7.151) on Athlon 2600 XP, though I can't see this problem being unique to any particular version of KDE. It all worked perfectly till Saturday!
Old 03-28-2005, 11:15 AM   #2
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Go to the associations and check the General tab for inode->directory; make sure that Konqueror is first in the Application Preference Order.
Old 03-28-2005, 12:53 PM   #3
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Hi KimVette,

Konqueror was already top of the list, Ark, KDirStat and Cervisia below it.

Have also tried the micro$$$$ solution of re-booting, no change.

Any other suggestions please?!
Old 03-28-2005, 02:06 PM   #4
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One swift easy way. Log off of KDE. Move .kde to .kdeold then log back in (this will setup a new .kde for you) then copy over the needed info, your address book kmail settings and anything else you really need. A bit extreme, but it works. If you've messed it up beyond repair, start from scratch .


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