rekonq FAQs, Tips and Tricks
How do I set rekonq as my default browser?
Head to. Here, click on to set your default browser. Select to open http and https URLs in the following browser and enter
as the browser. Click.
How do I load flash on demand?
Click on themenu button, and open the dialog. Click on and under , select to . Click .
How do I make rekonq behave like chrome/chromium?
Using KWin's window tabbing feature, we can make rekonq emulate the behavior of chromium by opening new windows instead of tabs within the same window. This will not however allow each window of rekonq to crash independently - all windows of rekonq crash as a single process. It merely emulates the look of chromium, giving individual controls for each webpage you load.
Click on the configuration menu button and open thedialog. Click on . Unselect all options to disable all tab handling in rekonq. Now, rekonq will always open new windows instead of tabs.
Now, we'll set up KWin to automatically tab all rekonq windows together. Head to. Select on the left and go to the tab. Here, under , check . Click .
Now, rekonq will open windows by default which will automatically get tabbed together.
How do I enable Adblock?
Adblocking should already be enabled for you using theadblock subscription. You can further configure it by clicking on the configuration menu button and opening the dialog. Click on . Here, you can add custom filters using wildcard strings (e.g. http://www.site.com/ads/*) or regular expressions within forward slashes (e.g. //(ads|dclk)\./).
Clickingactivates your adblock filters instantly.
I have more questions!
The rekonq website has release announcements for the latest stable and unstable releases along with more helpful links. You can also contact the developers on the #rekonq IRC channel or the mailing list with more questions.