KDE firefox integration

Josh Paetzel jpaetzel at freebsd.org
Sun Mar 7 15:10:58 UTC 2010

On Sunday 07 March 2010 08:13:53 Elias Chrysoheris wrote:
> On Sunday 07 of March 2010 15:56:15 Anselm Strauss wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I noticed that in PC-BSD 8 firefox is nicely integrated into KDE. Anybody
> > knows how to achieve this on FreeBSD 8?
> > 
> > Anselm
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> I believe you mean that you need KDE to open Firefox whenever you click on
> a link. That's easy. From your KDE menu, open "System Settings" (in the
> first tab, "favorites")
> Then select "Default Applications". Then, in the left list of the
> applications, choose "Web browser", and at the right part of the screen
> choose the radio button "in the following browser" and in the edit box
> enter the "/usr/local/bin/firefox3". Then apply the new settings.
> Elias

Another trick that PC-BSD uses....which might be more of what you are asking 
about is the installation of a port called x11-themes/gtk-qt4-engine  This 
port allows gtk applications to be displayed using qt, which helps integrate 
the look of things like FF, Thunderbird, OOo with KDE.


Josh Paetzel
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