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How does Dolphin (KDE) synchronize with terminal window? Can this work with a tmux session?

I like to use Dolphin with a terminal session in the split window pane at the bottom. Key is that a cd command in the terminal changes the directory content being displayed in the Dolphin file view. A ...
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How to view a folder with the name of "."?

A folder that is named ".", just dot and nothing else, does not appear in dolphin or krusader file managers. ls -a shows the folder. Terminal output: drwxrwxrwx - root 29 Feb 17:05 . ...
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KDE Dolphin: revert to previous spacebar behavior

In 2022, Dolphin has added the "selection mode", described here: https://pointieststick.com/2022/08/19/this-week-in-kde-dolphin-selection-mode/ In my personal workflows, I was relying ...
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How to pass all selected files in Dolphin as parameters for Desktop Entry?

I’m trying to port a Nemo script to Dolphin actions. The script shows a slideshow of the files or folders selected, but when I call the action from Dolphin it makes a call to the script for each file ...
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How to download files to Google Drive directly using Dolphin?

I recently installed Fedora 38 (KDE) and add my google account. I also installed kio-gdrive. Now I can see a Google Drive folder under Network folder. And there is another folder named google1 for my ...
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Apps cannot read files from Google Drive on KDE Neon

Recently I installed KDE Neon. I was pleased to see the KDE-KIO integration for Google Drive. While working from Dolphin (File Manager), KDE-KIO seemed perfect for connecting to my files from work. ...
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mark a file in Dolphin (KDE Plasma)

Is there any way to mark a file inside a folder to locate it easily and quickly? For example, with a mark on top of the file image. Or to create a link/bookmark to that file in Dolphin that when I ...
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KDE Dolphin not preserving modified date of files when copying to samba share

This is my first post here, but I've been an avid reader. I have not been able to resolve this on my even after reading a lot of articles on the matter. I am using kubuntu 21.10 at the moment, but I ...
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Dolphin FIle Manager on Windows - Dark Theme

I am using Dolphin File Manger for obvious reasons (tabs, split views, remembers what's open, filters, functioning searches and tons others) on Windows and to this date I haven't been able to force it ...
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How do I change the Ctrl+Tab behavior in dolphin file manager?

How do I change the Ctrl+Tab behavior in dolphin so that it goes to the last open tab instead of cycling the tabs in order? This is an important functionality for me so I might even switch file ...
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Open a file explorer window from the terminal in Kubuntu 20.04

Similar to macOS's open . command, and Windows 10's explorer.exe . command, I would like to be able to open Kubuntu's built in file-explorer from the terminal. It looks like Dolphin is Kubuntu 20.04s ...
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How to hide Docker volumes from Dolphin file manager?

KDE Plasma user here. Dolphin file manager is displaying all my Docker volumes in its devices sidebar section, and I'd like to prevent them to appear here without having to manually hide them. Is ...
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KDE Recent Documents *only* (Not Locations)

In KDE Plasma 5, the "Recent Documents" item in the Application Menu includes both Recent Documents, and Recent Locations (i.e. shows not only recent documents, but also all the folders I've browsed ...
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Set a keyboard shortcut in Dolphin for opening the selected file in a text editor

Is it possible to set up Dolphin file manager so that, once a file is selected, pressing a keyboard shortcut (for example Ctrl+E) will open that file in a text editor (for example, Kate), regardless ...
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How do I make Dolphin of KDE Plasma search for files in Windows partition from dual boot Kubuntu 18.04?

I have dual booted Kubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10. In windows 10 I have the Windows OS on the C: Drive and Data on D: drive. I intend to share the D: drive as the common data drive between Windows and ...
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how to enable and disable double click mouse options in kde

I use dolphin as my default file browser. The recent releases have moved the options to configure single/double click open of files. Settings -> Configure Dolphin -> Navigation - Mouse I find ...
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Allow remote urls in Dolphin "Open File" dialog

I have recently switched from Windows to Linux (mint 18.2 with KDE, using Dolphin as file manager). I have noticed that when using the "open file" dialog (or upload file) in any external application ...
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Kubuntu 17.10 / Plasma 5.10 / Default permission for new files created in Dolphin

My machine is shared by multiple users. I have set up folders where files reside that more than one person needs to work on. For the remainder of this text let /srv/files/documents be the folder we ...
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sftp and SMB fail in Dolphin but work from console

I'm running KDE on openSUSE Leap 42, and I can connect to an sftp server just fine, from the console: sftp <user>@<server> However, when I try the equivalent thing in Dolphin: sftp://&...
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How To Set Wine Executable Location In KDE?

I'm using FreeBSD so that might have resulted in an abnormal installation location for Wine, but it's in /usr/local/bin/wine64. For whatever reason KDE is not picking up the location for Wine and ...
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Disable 'Do not ask again' on delete confirmation

Is there a way to remove the Do not ask again checkbox on the are you sure? dialogue when deleting files? I'm an avid shift-deleter and really need this last safety net, it would be really bad to one ...
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Can someone deciper this error message for me?

Can someone decipher this error message for me? It reads like it was written in one language, translated into another using google-translate, done a second time, done a third time (except this time ...
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Copying Within Samba Share Downloads Locally

I'm have a headless nas server running a Samba share, and I'm trying to copy files from one folder on the share, to another folder on the same share. Terminal commands are a bit cumbersome, and its ...
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Can't connect to FTP using IP with KNetAttach

I work on Debian/KDE and i use the remote folders to upload my files through FTP. This has worked flawlessly for a long time until now. I am migrating some websites to a new VPS and until i switch ...
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Transmission is using a weirdo file browser instead of my default kde file browser

I just install Debian Lenny with KDE. In transmission when I right click a torrent and choose "open folder" it opens in Baobab then I need to right click the file and choose "Open folder" to finally ...
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How to access KDE's camera:/ from terminal?

KDE's device notifier detects my GoPro Hero camera correctly and allows me to access its contents in dolphin through the URI camera:/. Is there a way to access the camera also from the command line? ...
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Problems with using xdg-mime default. The default was successfully set but it is not used via xdg-open

Directories keep opening in Firefox when I use xdg-open. I do not want this. I did: xdg-mime default dolphin.desktop application/x-directory and xdg-mime default dolphin.desktop inode/directory ...
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Dolphin/Konqueror wrong file type recognition

In Dolphin/Konqueror files that are supposed to have "unknown" file type have "Microsoft Help Attribute Definition File" as their type. This also affect files without extension with special symbols ...
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Hard drive writeable but not by file manager

I have a USB HDD that behaves like it is read-only, only in the file manager. I assume it is related to permissions, but it happens with the same file manager in two operating systems. Setup The two ...
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How to tell Dolphin which files to hide?

KDE's file manager Dolphin can hide some files, e.g., files starting with a . Is there a way to configure which files it actually hides? For example, I would like to make it hide all files matching *...
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OpenSUSE "fstab" "mount" "An error occurred while accessing" "the system responded: mount: only root can mount"

Gentlemen, I trying to mount a network share at OpenSUSE's boot, when I try to access the folder where the share is mounted (using Dolphin) the system returns me the following error (edited): "An ...
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Kubuntu cant add new ssh network folder

I'm trying to add a remote ssh network folder in Kubuntu 11.04. I can connect to this remote server via konsole ssh : ssh 10.3.140.111 However when I try and add a "new network folder" from the ...
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Entering 'domain' information when connecting to SAMBA share in Dolphin

openSUSE 11.2. KDE 4.3.5 Dolphin 1.3 The following works on CL mount -v -o username=abcdefg,domain=DOM -t cifs //server.tld/share/path /mnt Authentication fails when trying to connect to this ...
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Save a shortcut to a samba share in KDE

Using Dolphin in KDE I have opened a particular (password protected) samba share, by typing in the IP address and navigating to the right folder. However I can't find any way to save this location for ...
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