KDE firefox integration
jpaetzel at freebsd.org
Sun Mar 7 17:31:09 UTC 2010
On Sunday 07 March 2010 10:53:29 Anselm Strauss wrote:
> On Sunday 07 March 2010 15:52:30 Josh Paetzel wrote:
> > 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.
> I already installed the gtk-qt4-engine, but it has some serious bugs.
> Scroll bars are not painted, tab borders are painted at the wrong
> position, etc. Could this be because I modified some of KDEs appearance
> Are there any other integration tweaks, like icons, keyboard shortcuts,
> file chooser dialog, ... ?
I've cc'd in Kris Moore. Perhaps he can answer some of this.
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