Konqueror is TDE's default web browser. Please refer to Konqueror Handbook for detailed information.
Where does the name Konqueror come from?
It's a word play on the other browsers' names. After the Navigator and the Explorer comes the Conqueror.
Can I run Konqueror without running TDE?
Yes. Install Qt, tdelibs, and tdebase. From your window manager launch Konqueror. It should work just fine, but if it doesn't (TDE developers don't often test that use case), report the problem to http://bugs.pearsoncomputing.net/. Before reporting a bug, try running "tdeinit" before running Konqueror. This is of course the same for any other TDE application running in a non TDE setup.
Why doesn't Konqueror show the contents of an image's
There is no standard that states the
How do I use Konqueror as a web browser with a proxy?
Konqueror can be used with HTTP and FTP proxies. To set up the proxy server in Konqueror, select Settings->Configure Konqueror... from the Konqueror menu and select the Proxy option.
How do I import bookmarks from another browser into Konqueror ?
To import bookmarks from another browser into Konqueror, from the menu bar select Bookmarks, then select Edit Bookmarks. In the Bookmark Editor, select File then select Import. Select the browser from which you would like to import bookmarks. In the Open dialog, navigate to the location of the folder or file your bookmarks are located.
How can I make Konqueror only show certain bookmarks in the bookmarks toolbar?
In Konqueror select Settings->Configure Konqueror.... Then select Web Behaviour from the icon list. Under the Bookmarks heading, place a check in the box next to Show only marked bookmarks in bookmark toolbar.
In the Bookmark Editor an option to Show in Toolbar appears on clicking with the right mouse button on any bookmark entry or in the Edit menu when the entry is highlighted. Folders can also be shown in the bookmarks toolbar in much the same way.
How do I fool a site into believing Konqueror is Netscape or some other browser?
That is called setting the user agent. In Konqueror, select Settings->Configure Konqueror.... In the icon list, select Browser Identification. Default and site-specific browser identifications can be set there.
Konqueror is taking a really long time to load web pages -- mdash; what could cause this?
Quite often Konqueror loading web pages slowly is caused by
DNS servers with broken IPV6
support. Adding the following to
export TDE_NO_IPV6=truefor bourne compatible shells, and for C-style shells:
setenv TDE_NO_IPV6 true
How do I configure Konqueror to run Java applets?
How do I block unrequested popup windows in Konqueror?
Why doesn't my banking site work with Konqueror? It pops up a new window with the login screen in other browsers, but not in Konqueror.
Can Konqueror use user-specified stylesheets, like those in the Firefox adblock extension?
Yes, you can set Konqueror to use any kind of valid css stylesheet to filter webcontent or improve accessibility. From the Konqueror main window simply click Settings->Configure Konqueror... and select Stylesheets. Set the radio button to Use user-defined stylesheet and browse to where the stylesheet you want to use is located. Alternately, select Use accessibility stylesheet defined in "Customize" tab and then set your own options.
Why does Konqueror display a plain grey square when I try to view flash animations, even though the flash plugin is installed?
Under the latest versions of X.org, having the composite extension loaded can cause problems with the flash plugin. Try disabling the composite extension and see whether normal flash operation is restored.
When I try to open a web page with Konqueror, I get the message: There appears to be a configuration error. You have associated Konqueror with text/html, but it cannot handle this file type.
Make sure the embedding settings for the text/html MIME type are correct:
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