Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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How to make Dolphin use gnome-terminal instead of konsole?

I'm trying to run a launcher in a terminal with Dolphin on XFCE. I expected gnome-terminal (my default terminal) to appear, but instead got this error: how can I make Dolphin use gnome-terminal ...
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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 ...
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How can I rename a file containing “&” in its name in kubuntu using Dolphin or terminal? [closed]

I have many mp3 files in my external ubuntu hdd (ext4 file system), but some files contains a "&" in their name, then Dolphin can't rename those files, and I can't move these files anywhere else ...
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program opening multiple processes

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and am using KDE Dolphin as my file manager. It works just fine. I did however notice that it is now running in multiple processes. It is as if every time I go to a new ...
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Dropbox 3.0.3 context menu cannot be used

I am using Kubuntu 14.10 on an AMD 64 machine. I have followed the guidelines in Dropbox Upgrade and installed Dropbox 3.0.3 using method 1. The white Dropbox icon shows up on the system tray. ...
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kubuntu find not working properly in home directory

Opening a terminal in my home directory, the following commands yield no results: ~$ find . -name 'mysql' ~$ find ./ -name 'mysql' ~$ find /home/username/ -name 'mysql' but if I chdir to my local ...
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Underscore in Ubuntu menus

I'm on kubuntu. Compared my file manager with a friend on ubuntu (dolphin vs nautilus) and noticed he does not get the very nice "underscore" for chosing a menu option. See image below ...
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ubuntu 14.04. kde-services on Dolphin

although I do not use Dolphin as the default file manager for Ubuntu, in fact I use it a lot. I find it is very useful and practical. I was thinking about enhancing even more its functionalities and I ...
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How to run a program in KDE4 Dolphin?

In KDE4, in Dolphin, when I double-click a program (with execute bit set), Dolphin asks me what I want to use to open the file. I just want to run it. When I right-click, I get a list of stuff, but ...
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Audio duration in Dolphin

Dolphin 4.13.3 under Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS fails to show any details under the "Duration" column of the "Details" View Mode for an audio mp3 file, which can be played by the system. Additionally, no ...
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What is “camera:/” when I connect my Camera to Kubuntu?

Using Kubuntu. When I connect my Camera to the system through an usb cable, a prompt will be shown at the right bottom corner: After clicking "Open with File Manager": Dolphin opens with the ...
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How does Dolphin and Nautilus enable user samba shares without restarting smbd?

And how can I manipulate these settings using command line tools?
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Deactivate “Recent Files” in Dolphin

I want to deactivate the "recent files" in the sidebar of dolphin. Is there a way?
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In KDE when I create a file in the Home directory it also creates files on the Desktop

Whenever I create An new file in my Home directory In Dolphin it also create the same file on my desktop and on my widget (folder viewer.) How can I fix this? It worked fine until now, but It just ...
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Cant mount windows phone 8 with kubuntu 14.04

I am trying to mount my windows phone 8 with my Kubuntu 14.04 but I can not get access to it. I have mounted my phone in Fedora 20 with Gnome 3.10 and Ubuntu 13.10 but it not seem possible with ...
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How do I restore Dolphin instead of Gwenview as default file manager

In the 2 years or so I have used Kubuntu 12.04, Dolphin has been my default file manager and Gwenview my default image viewer. Gwenview can also double up as a file manager, which can be useful when ...
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How can I fix Dolphin's slow start up?

I've been a user of Kubuntu for 2 years now and I've upgraded the system when a new version came out. So far I was fine, but now with the Kubuntu 14.04 LTS upgrade and the KDE 4.13 also updated I ...
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Using KDE's Dolphin file manager dual view the Norton Commander way?

KDE's default file manager Dolphin offers a possibility of a dual view. I would like to define keyboard shortcuts to easily switch between the left and right panes copy/move files between them ...
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What Is Dolphin?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I was just going through the applications scope and I saw an application called dolphin and it looked like the home folder(nautilus file manager). So when I opened it ...
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How to enable Rumble/Vibrate on Gamepad

I've been trying to search for solutions for days now but still to no avail. It's really starting to frustrate me. See I have this gamepad (DragonRise Inc. Generic USB Joystick) which is functioning ...
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Error trash dolphin

Anybody khows how to correct this error in Kubuntu 13.10....? when I tried to erase a file a got the next message --> "A older item named 'trash:/' alredy exists"... This problem I only got it with ...
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Lubuntu (LXDE) and Dolphin filemanager

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10. I'm really satisfied with LXDE except for the file manager PCManFM which not enough features. So I've decided to switch to dolphin which I've downloaded using synaptic. The ...
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dolphin thumbnail didn't show

I've changed my unity default file manager to dolphin like this sudo mv /usr/bin/nautilus /usr/bin/nautilus.asli && sudo ln -s /usr/bin/dolphin /usr/bin/nautilus but, video thumbnails ...
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How can I encode wav to mp3 in dolphin from contextmenu on Xubuntu?

I have a Music folder with lots of wav files. Is it possible to get a rightclick menu for wav files to encode them into mp3 or flac?
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Remove the suffix “ - Dolphin” from the Dolphin title bar

In Kubuntu, if I have a Dolphin window open in the Home folder, the title bar reads "Home - Dolphin". Can I change this to just read "Home"?
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KDEInit could not launch /usr/bin/kate

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1 and the rootactions service menu in Dolphin. I opened Dolphin as root then clicked on a text file. I got a "Sorry" dialog with the message: KDEInit could ...
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Nautilus stops working

I have done a silly things. Some days ago I install dolphin in my Ubuntu 12.04. After that I was in love with dolphin for having thumbnail preview of folder with images inside. So, I thought of ...
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KDE Dolphin file manager: Configure Places for all users

I'm running a dual boot system with Windows 7 - so have a bunch of NTFS and FAT drives - C:, D: and E: I also have 2 more users for whom I've set up accounts I've managed to add fstab entries so ...
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Efficient way to clear selections and select new item in KDE Dolphin in one step?

I prefer KDE's default single click behavior in all cases except the following: Starting situation: I have one or more files (or folders) selected already (from some previous action) I want to ...
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How to launch Dolphin file manager from command line or bash script (and give it a path)?

I want to open a Dolphin window from a bash script. It may not be relevant to the question, but I will be connecting to an SFTP location in Dolphin. First I tried this command from my script: ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 SMB Protocol source

I have a share on an Ubuntu machine that has some movies on it. After installing KDE 13.04 I cannot play the movies on the share from Dolphin. I get the following error: The following plugin is ...
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how to update dolphin file manager in real time

If I have dolphin open and I'm working in the terminal or on Windows files might be moved or added. How would I go about to make sure it updates the status of a directory of real time? Presently I ...
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Problem with shortcut key “Super+T” in 13.04

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with Unity. I set Dolphin is default file manager. When I open trash via shortcut key Super+T, I receive error: Malformed URL trash://.
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The file or folder /media/partitionname/foldername does not exist. Kubuntu. Dolphin

Situation. - after file backup - realigned my hard drive as disk utility was showing misalignment errors. - first tried resize/move on the partition named in the title, which failed. - simply deleted ...
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KDE won't see the shortcuts/widgets from other partitions/hard disks

I was using Ubuntu default until yesterday when I installed KDE to try it out and I kind of like it,it's very customizable,but there's one problem... I added 3 other desktops in order to set up 4 of ...
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getting error when trying to use dolphin instead of Nautilus

I am getting the following error while trying to use dolphin instead of Nautilus. "Failed to execute child process "/usr/share/applications/kde4/dolphin.desktop" (Permission denied)" I used the ...
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Is there any File manager that highlights names that are searched for?

When in Chrome or other new web browsers, a word is searched in a page, all occurrences of the word is highlighted. I need a similar functionality for a File Manager. I tested Nautilus and Dolphin. I ...
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How to open terminal inside a folder in Nautilus, so that the folder is the current location?

In Dolphin with Shift+F4 Terminal is opened from current location in Dolphin. Is there any similar functionality in Nautilus?
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Want to create new Dolphin window from Unity launcher

I installed the Dolphin File manager when Ubuntu 13.04's file manager stopped supporting expandable folders in the file pane. Sometimes I like to have separate Dolphin instances running in my various ...
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How do I open Dolphin in a certain folder from the terminal?

I would like to add a starter icon to my task bar that runs dolphin but initially starts in a folder I would like to specify the Dolphin Handbook doesn't explain this.
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Dolphin file manager stops working after mounted samba server was turned off (unexpected action?)

I had mounted my samba share by editing file /etc/fstab It works, I can use resources on remote system as well as on my hdd. However, if I turn off my samba server, dolphin (as I noticed) stops ...
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Google Chrome in Kubuntu does not use file manager to show files?

Every time I try to show a file I have downloaded file with Google Chrome in Dolphin, it's opened in a webpage like this: Any idea on how I can resolve this issue?
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How do I Prevent the file manager from opening when I click to open a file from outside the file manager

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with awn and synapse installed and unity disabled. Whenever I search for a file on synapse and try to open it from there or from any other location, like a quick launcher from ...