Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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file type options under properties on dolphin does not work. Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed dolphin, additional to Nautilus on Ubuntu 16.04. When I select a file and go to properties and press the file type options button nothing happens. A window showing possible ...
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There is no video thumbnail for Dolphin file manager on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have installed "ffmpegthumbs", "mplayerthumbs", "kffmpegthumbnailer", "kio-extras", and set up everything for Dolphin which used to work on OpenSUSE 42.1, but there is still no thumbnail for videos, ...
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Dolphin + FISH + certificate

I'm trying to connect to a remote folder with Dolphin using fish protocol. I can correctly establish an SSH connection to the remote machine with the same user I'm using in fish connection string ...
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Do these file managers warn you when you try to copy files that there isn't enough space for?

If I try to copy 400 GB of files onto a drive that only has 390 GB of free space, will I be warned at the beginning of the operation? Or will I find out at the very end, when the space has run out? I'...
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Make Dolphin show EXIF date

I use Dolphin to manage pictures. I often want to know when a picture was taken. The information is available in the picture's EXIF metadata. PROBLEM: I haven't found how to make the EXIF metadata (...
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dolphin dont start after upgrade to 16.04

dolphin Could not resolve property : linearGradient4538 Could not resolve property : linearGradient4588 Could not resolve property : linearGradient4554 Could not resolve property : linearGradient4572 ...
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mount img with dolphin

I'm running 16.04 and I am trying to mount a img file, but I have no option to do so. How can I add the ability to mount? Preferably something gui based and just either a context menu option, or ...
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How can I hide and protect devices in Dolphin (and other places in KDE)?

On most KDE file open dialogues and Dolphin, my devices (mounted and otherwise) are displayed as options. Clicking these convenient takes you to their mounted path (and mounts them first if they aren'...
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How to copy files from one directory to another after closing the Dolphin file manager in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Please, I need your help with the following: The Problem: I can't copy/move one file (or more) from one directory to another unless if both directories are opened using the file manager. In other ...
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How to modify a network entry in Dolphin KDE

I dont want to remove and recreate it... which file do I have to modify to rename the URL pointed to by my created piWebSrv I tried ~/.local/share/user-places.xbel and .config/dolphinrc without ...
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Dolphin add media columns

Is there any way to add media-columns like Length or Date Created to Dolphin. I'm using Dolphin Version 15.12.3 and ubuntu 16.04
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dolphin “Find ” not working

how do you get "find" to search for anything. when i type anything it says that it found nothing. I've tried kde-baseapps, systemsettings , and kfind. im using ubuntu 16.04 and the version of ...
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Dolphin's “Show previews for” blank

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and installed dolphin (15.12.3) + FFMpegThumbs so that I can see thumbnails of videos but when I went to the previews the box was just blank.
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Why Dolphin refuses to start in Kubuntu 15.10?

Somehow since updating Kubuntu to version 15.10 the Dolphin filemanager refuses to start by clicking on the icon. It appears to start as shown by the 'dancing' icon but then does not show up. However ...
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Icon Missing Dolphin

I freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 with the Gnome environment. I installed the file browser "Dolphin" from the default repository. I ran into a problem, because when I launch it I see that there are ...
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When uploading files in Chrome, how do I choose the file browser?

When trying to upload a file/image in Chrome you get the default file browser. I think it's Thunar or Nautilus. I changed my default file browser to Dolphin file explorer however. All my folders and ...
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Plasma-shell crashes when choosing activity for a file in dolphin

What I did: dolphin, mark file, right click, activity, click on . what happens: everything stocks, black screen with moucse cursor, Windows and plasmashell comes up again with all Windows and trays ...
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Ubuntu dolphin add a “create archive” option to menu

Is there an easy way of creating a "create archive" item to the context menu of dolphin (like the one, that can be added to thunar or nautilus)?
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dolphin create service menu for all files

I want to create my own service menu entry in dolphin, that will appear for all file/directory types. Which mime type would be necessary for that? Also: where do I find the available mime-types, that ...
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MTP: Windows Phone 10 not accessable in Dolphin

When I connect my Windows Phone 10 device into the computer, it is listed in locations in dolphin. If I select the device the message The file or folder udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/...
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KDE 4 to 5: ServiceMenus moved directory - where to?

I defined a lot of .desktop files to create context menu entries in Dolphin. Since upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 (KDE 5) the menu entries disappeared. I found out that KDE 5 moved the place where to store ...
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How do I add custom items to the context menu in Dolphin in KDE 5?

I've Googled around, but can't seem to find any consistent tutorials or documentation that describe how to do this (in my case, on Kubuntu 15.10). I want to add custom scripts to the context menu in ...
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Can't drag files from Dolphin to Chrome

Up until a couple of weeks ago, when I would try to drag and drop files from Dolphin (the default File Manager in Kubuntu) to Chrome (e.g., to add to an email or upload a video to youtube), there were ...
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Trash Has Reached Maximum Size

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 and my trash folder won't accept any files larger than a text document. Yes, the trash is empty. I've checked all the related threads here, as well as played with the size ...
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No archiving/compressing tool in Dolphin context menu (Kubuntu 15.10)

Ark is installed but there is no option to create an archive in the file manager's context menu. There is a /usr/share/kservices5/ServiceMenus/ark_servicemenu.desktop.
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Pdf Previews in Dolphin 15.08.2

I can't find out how to enable Pdf previews in Dolphin 15.08.2, is it possible in this new version?
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Mount partition that requires credentials automatically on startup

I have a dual boot of two 14.04 distros on my laptop, and because of limited hard drive space, I want one install to be able to automatically mount and have read/write rights on the main partition of ...
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Why would 'open with' using dolphin/kubuntu fail to open libreoffice document?

Ok, here's the situation. My ubuntu server kubuntu gdm fails to open libreoffice documents from dolphin. I go to a folder with documents, I click on the document, the splash screen pops open, the ...
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Why does the GUI of TeXstudio disappear?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E7450, with TeXstudio 2.6.6. I've been having GUI problems with TeXstudio since the automatic updates of the last few weeks (i.e. Oct./Nov. 2015). When ...
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“Open folder” action, doesn't work in Nautilus

A time ago, I tried to set dolphin by default file manager in my Ubuntu 15.04 I'm not a expert user, I just follow the tutorials in the web, and I changed a lot of keys in folders like: user, bit, etc....
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“Add Network Folder” in Dolphin opens LibreOffice

I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 15.10. Since then, when I noticed a strange behavior when using Dolphin to access network folders: I go to the Network place and then I click "Add Network Folder". I ...
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How to install dolphin on Ubuntu 15.10 wily with Unity

I am using dolphin as my preferred file manager under unity. After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10, dolphin shows a couple of problems: some program icons are missing. For example icons in the icon bar ...
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Dolphin: unable to single click on files and directories to open it

Even if I setted in system-settings->input devices->single click ` I tried rm /home/pg/.config/dolphinrc /home/pg/.kde/.kde_save/share/config/dolphinrc /home/pg/.kde/share/config/dolphinrc I tried ...
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Missing movie thumbnail in Dolphin Kubuntu 15.10

Since the new 15.10 release, the movie thumbnail is gone from dolphin. It was working before, I did an upgrade from 15.04 and suddely this option disappeard. Any idea how can I get it back ? Thank you!...
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Dolphin in KDE5 missing some context menu actions (serviceType “KonqPopupMenu/Plugin” not found)

After upgrading to Dolphin with KF5 some context menu action disappeared, including but not limited to my custom actions. When starting Dolphin from CLI it throws this error upon showing a context ...
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non-english characters in file names don't show up in file search

After installing Kubuntu 15.10 non-English (i.e. Greek) file names are not shown in file search. Any ideas about this issue? (A QT issue caused some trouble in Firefox under 15.04, if I recall this ...
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Icons not showing on sudo dolphin on 15.10

Greetings again everyone, I update my system recently from 15.04 to 15.10. And among the many bizarre errors, when I open dolphin as root, by using kdesudo dolphin, no icons load. They do load ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 not mounting Canon 7D

I've looked around but no answers. This works on normal unity Ubuntu 14.04 but I can't see the camera in kde dolphin on 15.04. dmesg makes sense: kubuntu 15.04 [ 3154.107933] usb 1-1: new high-speed ...
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Installing dolphin emulator 14.04

Been trying to install the dolphin emulator program on ubuntu 14.04 with no luck... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dolphin-emu/gcc-for-dolphin sudo apt-get update Which tells me this...im not writing ...
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Is there a kde dolphin thumbnail creator for video files that would use built-in thumbnails?

There are some video thumbnailers for Dolphin: kffmpegthumbnailer, ffmpegthumbnailer, etc. However, all of them just extract random frame from the video even if there is a built-in thumbnail in video ...
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Failed to start a game in Dolphin rom

When you try to open a rom to emulate a game with Dolphin (gamecube and wii emulator), I get the following error (run from the terminal). Can someone help me? dolphin-emu-triforce 31:49:490 /build/...
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Firefox does not open dolphin for inode/directory in kubuntu 15.04

this question has been asked multiple times like 1 and 2, but their solutions won't work anymore. Probably because of Plasma 5 and the new firefox versions. So I am using Kubuntu 15.04, Firefox 40.0 ...
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Dolphin takes a while to open (Kubuntu)

I tried out kubuntu a few months ago and encountered the same problem, when I try to open dolphin it takes about 15 seconds to fully load (this has never happened with any other file manager on other ...
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Lost “Open terminal here” on upgrade from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

In Kubuntu 14.10, the option "Open terminal here" was available in Dolphin's Actions menu. When I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04, this option disappeared. How can it be restored?
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Get rid of white highlight in Dolphin with mouse over

Hello I'm trying to get rid of the white highlight in Dolphin that happens when you go over something with your mouse. I tried editing sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc, but can't ...
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File manager with integrated terminal (like KDE Dolphin)

KDE's Dolphin file manager has an integrated terminal Changing directory in the terminal also changes the directory displayed in the file manager. Is there an Ubunty Unity or Gnome equivalent?
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Change trash icon command in Unity

I have recently replaced my default file manger from Nautilus to Dolphin, so I would like when I click on the trash icon (in left narrow panel), Dolphin opens trash folder not Nautilus. For this I've ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 create password protected archive

I installed Kubntu 14.10 and when trying to create a new rar or 7z arhive, I see no option of adding a password to protect the file. What should I do in order to have this option from dolphin menu?
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Problems with kio sftp in Dolphin/Konqueror

I'm running Kubuntu 15.04 and having problems connecting via the kio slave for SFTP. I can access the remote server via ssh and the command line but not through dolphin/konqueror via SFTP. I receive ...
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Desktop icons not showing when using dolphin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with pretty much the default setup. I decided to install dolphin and use that as my default file browser (via the exo-preferred-applications tool). After I did this, my ...