Contents

  1. Set Up
  2. Plugins from Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox, etc.
  3. Java
  4. RealPlayer
  5. flash
  6. Adobe reader
  7. See also

Set Up

Konqueror is part of KDE's "kdebase" package located at /usr/pkgsrc/x11 directory. The HTML rendering engine khtml is together with all other needed KDE libraries contained in KDE's "kdelibs" package located at the same place.

To install Konqueror:

# cd /usr/pkgsrc/x11/kdebase
# make
# make install

Plugins from Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox, etc.

Konqueror can use Netscape, Mozilla, Firefox plugins by pointing the Konqueror into directory where these plugins are located.

To see kinds of plugins available in Netscape type in web address location line:

about:plugins

To point the Konqueror into desired plugin go to 'Konqueror -> Settings -> Configure Konqueror -> Plugins menu.

Click Plugins tab, then new.

Global plugins usually located at:

$ /usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins

and click Scan for Plugins -> Ok buttons.

Local plugins may be located at:

$ /home/user/.netscape/plugins/
$ /home/user/.firefox/plugins/

Java

To run Java on Konqueror:

# cd /usr/pkgsrc/lang/sun-jdk15
# make install

Then go to Konqueror -> Settings -> Configure Konqueror -> Java & JavaScript menu and set path to java as:

/usr/pkg/java/sun-1.5/bin/java

RealPlayer

Create symbolic link in plugin directory:

$ ln -s /usr/pkg/lib/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.so /usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins/

Use nspluginwrapper:

$ nspluginwrapper -i /usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins/nphelix.so

Check if Konqueror is pointed into this directory and rescan plugins as stated above.

flash

Find libflashplayer.so file and copy it into plugins directory, for an example to:

/usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins/

Use nspluginwrapper:

$ nspluginwrapper -i /usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins/nppdf.so

Check if Konqueror is pointed into this directory and rescan plugins as stated above.

Adobe reader

Create symbolic link in plugin directory:

$ ln -s /usr/pkg/Acrobat7/Browser/intellinux/nppdf.so /usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins/

Use nspluginwrapper:

$ nspluginwrapper -i /usr/pkg/lib/netscape/plugins/nppdf.so

Check if Konqueror is pointed into this directory and rescan plugins as stated above.

See also

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