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Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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How to undo “Do not ask again” for running executable files in Dolphin (Kubuntu)?

I am using Kubuntu 20.04, but the question probably also applies to older versions. When clicking on a .sh file in Dolphin (File Manager), I got a pop-up screen with the following text: What do you ...
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Dolphin Kubuntu 18.04 USB transfer speed much slower than Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm trying Kubuntu 18.04. It's not an exact comparison (because the laptop are different) but Dolphin takes much more time to transfer large directories (>100K files, > 10GB) from USB than Nautilus. ...
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KDE - Dolphin: Open tab in new window instead of new tab

after upgrade from kubuntu 19.10 to 20.04 Dolphin opens new folders in a tab, instead of in a new window. How to completly disable tabs in dolphin? How to open (eg. by click from desktop) folders in ...
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Dolphin displaying samba files as folders on Kubuntu Focal Fossa

I have just fresh-installed Kubuntu 20.04 on my PC. I had to modify smb.conf in order to access to my old multimedia hard drive connected to the same network and to another hard drive plugged through ...
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Launch minimized Konsole from Dolphin (KDE)

On Kubuntu 18.04 I was able to launch the "konsole" minimized using a Dolphin ServiceMenus with: kstart --iconify konsole --separate --workdir %f -e ... On the new Kubuntu 20.04 however "kstart" ...
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How to uninstall dolphin file manager

Hello i post the way i install dolphin to my ubuntu 18.04. flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists kdeapps --from ...
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Kmail doesn't always start when using Dolphin's “Send via Email”

Kubuntu 19.10+Kubuntu PPA backports enabled. Latest updates installed. Quite often "Send via Email" doesn't do anything. I see Kmail "opening" at the bottom taskbar, and there is a circle flashing, ...
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Open smb drive mounted through dolphin in terminal

At my workplace we have a shared network drive. I usually mount the network drive through Nautilus, but I'm honestly not very happy with Nautilus. This means that I would like to change from Nautilus ...
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Can't Copy, paste or delete the files in NTFS partitions

I have two HDD. One has the Win 10 and the other has the Kubuntu 18.4 version. I flashed the Kubuntu OS before two months. I had the same problem. Which is that I cant able to copy or paste in the ...
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sign in with google temporarily disabled for this app in KUBUNTU Dolphin after re-installing

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04, enter image description here I had this same issue before. I noticed that, when ever I try to connect by WiFI it asks for the KDE Wallet password, and also had the same issue ...
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Integrating Fsearch into dolphin file manager

Is there any way to integrate Fsearch prgoram into the dolphin file manager as a plugin so that it can view files within dolphin rather than a seperate window? Best regards.
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How to have access to MTP mounted devices?

I wanted to transfer photos from my smartphone to my computer. The file explorer is Dolphin. I can find the file to be copied on the path : mtp:/HUAWEI_NXT ... but when I try to cd to the folder, I ...
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Kubuntu 19.10: How to paste a file in Dolphin with middle click?

How can I paste files and folders in Dolphin by middle click on empty space in Kubuntu 19.10? Dolphin's release is 19.12.1 and Plasma's version is 5.17.5 .
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Kubuntu 19.10. Why no thumbnail preview?

I have thumbnails, but no previews on desktop and and none in dolphin. Via muon, all thumbnail related apps and libraries are installed. In dolphin, the preview button in menu does nothing. Can ...
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locate vs. baloo

I have Ubuntu 18.04LTS. I was used to locate as an indexed search tool. Combined with grep (and sometimes find) it is a swiss-army knife for file searching and inspecting. I have yesterday noticed ...
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Kubuntu - Dolphin panel - clear “Recently Saved”

Could someone help with an update on how to clear the "Recently Saved" items in Dolphin? It seems to be an old issue, and I have only found very old answers which did not seem to have any effect (...
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Unintended install and default to Dolphin File Manager on Ubuntu 18.04.03 (gnome)?

I recently updated a system running Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. The user just asked me a question involving a "different" file manager and I noticed that, instead of the legacy gnome file manager, the ...
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Dolphin: Remove 'Open With…' entry from context menu

A recent Dolphin update created an undesirable context menu entry. When performing a right-click on empty space within a Dolphin window, it's first entry says: "Open With..." > "Dolphin" How can I ...
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How to change how files are sorted in different folders in Dolphin?

On Kubuntu 19.10, I would like the Downloads folder to be sorted by date modified, and other folders to be sorted alphabetically. However, whenever I sort the Downloads folder by Date Modified, every ...
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Alt+drag no longer creates links?

It's been driving me mad: it used to be in KDE/Plasma that if you alt+drag a file and dropped it then it would create a soft-link. But that has stopped working, and I can't work out how to do it: ...
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How to save to remote folders in Dolphin

I'd like to be able to save directly to connected network folders (Google Drive, FTP connections, etc.) from applications like my browser, GIMP, etc. In Dolphin, I have these folders listed and ...
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Removing Google Drive option in Dolphin network menu

I don't use Google Drive, don't want it, and not ever going to use it (and if so not often enough to warrant a separate icon in the network menu). I like my interface clean, so really like to get rid ...
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FileStash support in Kubuntu 19.10

I am talking about https://kde.org/applications/system/org.kde.filestash. But I couldn't make the icon visible in dolphin. How can I enable it ? What packages should be installed ?
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Hidden toolbar in Dolphin

I have accidentally hidden the toolbar in Dolphin. How can I get it back? I cannot find any option to restore it.
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Unbuntu 18.04 LTS Dolphin Not Showing My Symbolic Links or Media Folder

Ubuntu 18.04 L.T.S. Gnome 3.28.2 - I have a symbolic link to a folder from an NTFS partition that I placed in the Documents folder for quick use. Nautilus shows the link and it works fine, but ...
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Add item into context menu in Dolphin

Is it possible to add new items into context menu in Dolphin (KDE Plasma) if I right click on something? I would like to make a script called Move to applications, which will show only if I right ...
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Dolphin file manager interface looks outdated [duplicate]

I just wanted to replace Nautilus with Dolphin, installed it, but it looks like this: How can i make dolphin look better, and make it default file manager?
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Dolphin file deletion is slow

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04. I noticed right from installation that deleting files using Dolphin is very slow. Deleting a single 225 KiB file just now took 18 seconds for Dolphin to update the directory ...
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How do I find out why my kubuntu 18.04 Dolphin/Gwenview hangs

I'm using kubuntu 18.04 and Dolphin/Gwenview. I'm using these programs over a SMB connection to an ubuntu 18.04 server. When I use these programs they sometimes (but more often than wanted) freeze . ...
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Dolphin under Gnome doesn't display any thumbnail, how to fix?

I have installed the Dolphin file manager under Ubuntu 18.04/Gnome (with apt install). It doesn't show thumbnails for any file, neither in the folder nor in the information panel (to the right). See ...
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Dolphin on SFTP “Communication with the local password server failed”

Apparently every once in a while I get this weird "Communication with the local password server failed" error when trying to access SFTP via dolphin, while Terminal access still works. While a reboot ...
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Multiple “Dolphin File Manager” icons in dock on Ubuntu 19.04 [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 19.04 GNOME, when I click icon for the Dolphin file manager in the dock, it always makes a new icon: How do I fix the problem?
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Nemo File Manager - Disable Expandable Folders

I've been using the Nemo File Manager inside of Linux Mint and Ubuntu, and there's always been one thing that bothers me - the little triangle next to each folder that lets me expand it. Albeit this ...
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Dolphin Remote/network and Recently Saved places not working

I'm looking at the Dolphin file manager that comes with 18.04. I was encouraged to see the Recently Saved place, since I use the same files over and over. But nothing appears under Today or Network. I ...
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Mounted SFTP with Dolphin, how to access from command line?

I have mounted an SFTP share using Dolphin, which all works perfectly. However, I would also like to browse these files from the command line. Pressing F4 in Dolphin to bring up a terminal window ...
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Dolphin save configuration?

I set up Dolphin in a certain way. (view, sort of files, preview or not) is it possible to save it? For example, the 1st option will also not preview the file will be sorted by size. The 2nd option ...
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Searching for files on Kubuntu 18.04 doesn't work AT ALL!

I've been having this problem for a while, not sure how long, but file searching used to work over a year ago. Since then I've upgraded to 18.04 and I don't recall it ever working here... Basically I ...
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Dolphin not showing activity and status for moving or copying files

I am running Kubuntu 19.04. When I move or copy a large number of files, Dolphin does not display any indication of the progress nor completion. Is there a setting I need to turn on?
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How do I fix Dolphin file manager to work with my touch screen?

When I drag with my finger, I expect the window to scroll but instead the lasso is enabled and files are selected. Is there a way to configure Dolphin so that it scrolls by dragging or is the answer ...
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Dolphin not showing pdf or video previews

Kubuntu 18.04.2. I am pretty sure I have all the right settings activated. PDFs are previewed in folder icons: But when I open the folders there is no PDF preview:
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Dolphin “Could not change permissions for” popup on copy for FreeNAS nfs4

Every time I try to copy a file onto one of the network drives (M) dolphin comes up with following popup: "Could not change permissions for X" For each file, possibly freezing my system if there are ...
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Dolphin File Manager

I was messing around with the different layouts in Dolphin and ended up without any menu, toolbar or tabs, even the control button is gone, now I can't get them back. How can I get back the default ...
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Files disappear after being moved by Dolphin from hard drive

Totally new to Linux and Ubuntu and have run into a strange problem that I wasn't expecting. I just installed Ubuntu yesterday (bionic) and also installed the KDE Plasma DE. I wanted to move my ...
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How to scroll through pages in previewed pdf's on Dolphin file manager?

Im using Dolphin file manager on Ubuntu 18.04LTS, my desktop environment is KDE Plasma. Dolphin already previews all my files in the information panel (enabled with the key F11) but for pdf's it only ...
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thumbnail.so taking up 100% CPU each time I open dolphin

After updating to Kubuntu 19.04 each time I open dolphin, a process called thumbnail.so is using up 100% of my cpu. It respawns when I kill it, without closing dolphin. I have a webdav share mounted ...
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Dolphin key bindings to switch between tabs?

If you use a web browser and press Alt+1, Alt+2, Alt+3, ..., you can switch to tab 1, tab 2, tab 3, etc. This kind of behavior is very convenient and I'd like behave not only Firefox and tons of ...
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Using paste function from a clipboard manager while renaming a file inline using a file manager

I am using KDE Plasma 5.12.7 on Kubuntu 18.04 (for details of my system configuration, see below). I would like a clipboard manager and a file manager that would together allow me to rename files, ...
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Accessing ext HD in Kubuntu

I am running Kubuntu 18.10 and am having a devil of a time modifying files on an external drive. I have a 1 TB Seagate external drive that I would like to store music on. I was able to copy files to ...
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100 GB of Hard Drive space missing?

Taking a look at my main hard drive, /dev/sda6, you can see I've used 1797GB GB out of he 1920GB available. The difference comes out to 122749208 bytes, or 122GB of space left. GParted claims I have ...
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Copy/paste script for Dolphin's context menu using rsync?

Does anyone know a script or has an idea how to make a script which is using rsync to copy/paste files? The script should work like the normal copy/paste routine in dolphin but using rsync instead. ...

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