On Saturday 19 November 2011, Darrell Anderson wrote: > > As far as I can tell, if a file > > contains a password (obfuscated) Konqueror > > doesn't recognize the file type. For example, on my > > system (Slackware > > 12.2 with KDE 3.5.10) Konqueror fails to recognize both > > kmailrc and > > kopeterc. If I make a copy of kmailrc and remove the > > password lines, > > then Konqueror recognizes the file as plain text. > > Ah. As Inspector Clouseau would say, "A clue!" > > Is this behavior necessary? Desired? The user's home profile directory usually is 700 permissions. Sure, if I walk away somembody could open such files but the passwords are not clear text. > > Darrell > > I don't know if this behaviour is intentional or not, but I suspect that it isn't. I think that Konqueror just gets confused if the file which it is examining contains any information which is not plain text. Richard. -- Stupidity is its own reward.