Firefox + KDE

For those running Firefox under KDE and are frustrated that the ‘Open Containing Folder’ option in the Downloads window doesn’t work, here’s the fix. First:

$ cp /usr/share/applications/kde/kfmclient_dir.desktop ~/.local/share/applications/nautilus-folder-handler.desktop

Then, open nautilus-folder-handler.desktop and edit the mime-types line to read:


Open Containing Folder’ should open Konqueror now. BTW, I am led to believe that this is no longer a problem in Firefox 2.0. Apparently, the devs have realized that there’s something called KDE out there and that some people actually use it. ;-) Update: Doesn’t work in Kubutu Edgy + Firefox 2.0!