Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Wii U GC Adapter on Linux?

Can someone explain to me how to do what they are saying in this guide. I am pretty clueless when it comes to Linux (still learning!) so please explain in heavy detail.
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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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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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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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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 ...