Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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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. I find that the Dropbox context menu shows up but ...
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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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Dolphin in Ubuntu 14.04: background color change on new tab opening

I have installed Dolphin file manager in Ubuntu 14.04 and everything(its appearance) is good. This is how it should and looks like: But as soon as I open a new tab, it's background color changes ...
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How to install Dolphin fm in ubuntu 12.04

I'm absolutely new to Linux. I even don't know what's KDE and what's GNOME. I installed Ubuntu 12.04(64 bit) in my laptop. I want to install Dolphin file manager and (if possible) make it default. I ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Keeping dolphin open hogs CPU by kdeinit

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell inspiron laptop. If I open and keep a dolphin open, one of my cores is used 100% and this quickly leads to high temperatures. When I use htop and see what is hogging the ...
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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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how to add a recently used entry in dolphin in Xubuntu 12.04?

The 'recently used' folder entry appears in the file dialog, but not in the file manager (dolphin) bookmark panel. How to add it ?
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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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Dolphin: Any already-done sound customizations?

Like, obviously it should go "iki-iki-iki" and "splash" etc when you open folders and whatnot. I am absolutely 100% sure that would remain amusing and not get old and annoying ever at all so has ...
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Change default file manager for Chromium

I am using Xubuntu 13.10 and I have installed Dolphin and set it as the preferred File Manager in the XFCE Settings Manager. However, when I try to upload photos using Chromium and Facebook, it ...
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Dolphin file transfers over USB slows down system

I have noticed that almost every time I copy some data to a USB device using dolphin, my entire system slows down substantially (to the point were even the mouse jitters when moving). I am not sure ...
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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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Change dolphin mouse hover highlight behaviour

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10. When I hover the mouse cursor over a file entry in dolphin, the entry is highlighted. My problem is, that the highlight is faded in, so it takes around half a second until ...
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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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Is it possible to change KDE Dolphin's drag-and-drop behaviour to move?

When you drag a file somewhere in KDE, it pops up a little context menu, asking what you want to do with it. This is similar to Gnome's dnd behaviour if you hold Alt. It's not for me. I'd rather ...
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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 ...
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Can not connect to ubuntu samba server using dolphin

SERVER INFO Ubuntu 12.04 32bit on toshiba laptop connection ethernet CLIENT INFO Powerbook g4 powerpc dual booting mac osx 10.5.8 and Debian wheezy KDE PROBLEM I know that the server is working just ...