How can I get apps to open the actual web pages they're meant to?
Anything I click on in an app that's supposed to open a web page opens a
file:// URL in the default web browser instead.
- Open Minecraft and click on the "Buy now!" button:
- Open any LibreOffice app and click on "Website" in the About window:
- "Tips and Tricks" from the Help menu in VSCode:
The pages look like they've been retrieved from the web without the resources that would've been accessible if they were loaded from the web. For example, the file loaded for LibreOffice is just an HTML file named "en" (no extension) and it attempts to load CSS files from
These folders in
~/.cache/kioexec/krun go away after they're viewed, but not immediately. I'm guessing something cleans up that directory periodically.
This may only be affecting KDE (Qt?) apps. It doesn't happen in GIMP when I click "Main Website" from Help → GIMP Online.