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KONQUEROR(1) Web browser, file manager and document viewer. KONQUEROR(1)


konqueror - Web browser, file manager and document viewer.


konqueror [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [KDE-tempfile-options] [options] [URL]


Web browser, file manager and document viewer.



Location to open


Start without a default window
Preload for later use
--profile <profile>
Profile to open
List available profiles
--mimetype <mimetype>
Mimetype to use for this URL (e.g. text/html or inode/directory)
For URLs that point to files, opens the directory and selects the file, instead of opening the actual file

Generic options:

Show help about options
Show Qt specific options
Show KDE specific options
Show KDE-tempfile specific options
Show all options
Show author information
-v, --version
Show version information
Show license information
End of options

KDE options:

--caption <caption>
Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar
--icon <icon>
Use 'icon' as the application icon
--config <filename>
Use alternative configuration file
Disable crash handler, to get core dumps
Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager
--style <style>
sets the application GUI style
--geometry <geometry>
sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format

Qt options:

--display <displayname>
Use the X-server display 'displayname'
--session <sessionId>
Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'
Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display
--ncols <count>
Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification
tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard
running under a debugger can cause an implicit -nograb, use -dograb to override
switches to synchronous mode for debugging
--fn, --font <fontname>
defines the application font
--bg, --background <color>
sets the default background color and an application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)
--fg, --foreground <color>
sets the default foreground color
--btn, --button <color>
sets the default button color
--name <name>
sets the application name
--title <title>
sets the application title (caption)
--visual TrueColor
forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display
--inputstyle <inputstyle>
sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root
--im <XIM server>
set XIM server
disable XIM
mirrors the whole layout of widgets
<file.qss> applies the Qt stylesheet to the application widgets


Full user documentation is available through the KDE Help Center. You can also enter the URL help:/konqueror/ directly into konqueror or you can run `khelpcenter help:/konqueror/' from the command-line.


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Aug 2008 K Desktop Environment