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Krusader seems like a great program (very similar to Total Commander in Windows). But it opens up a window which is wider/broader than the screen, and it seems impossible to shrink it. That is VERY unpractical. But I CAN change the height of the window. Neither is it possible to move the vertical line dividing the 2 panels. So what is wrong.

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While opened Krusader you can try keyboard combinations for window manipulation:

  • Alt+F8 (for window resize);
  • Alt+F10 (to maximize/unmaximize its window).

Or move Krusader's configuration file with

mv ~/.kde/share/config/krusaderrc ~/krusaderrc_old

and then relaunch Krusader. It should reset to default settings.

  • 1. Alt-F8 can only change window height. 2. Alt-F10 has no effect. 3. What happens to all my other settings if I move that file? 4. I presume Krusader had default settings when I installed it, so it wouldn't help anyway. – Henrik R. Mar 26 '18 at 21:59
  • After moving this file Krusader will write new file with default settings. If you have changed some settings you can compare this files with meld ~/.kde/share/config/krusaderrc ~/krusaderrc_old and then revert them from GUI or as text. – N0rbert Mar 27 '18 at 8:46
  • The command "mv ~/.kde/share/config/krusaderrc ~/krusaderrc_old" gives this error-message: "mv: cannot stat '/home/henrik/.kde/share/config/krusaderrc': No such file or directory" There is this file: "/home/henrik/.config/krusaderrc" but I am not sure how to change the command accordingly? – Henrik R. Mar 27 '18 at 11:25
  • The command will change to mv ~/.config/krusaderrc ~/krusaderrc_old. – N0rbert Mar 27 '18 at 11:46
  • Pardon me for being a bit late here, but wouldn't it be more logical to simply rename the file instead of moving it to some other folder? – Henrik R. Mar 27 '18 at 17:25

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