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Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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Connecting to password protected samba on Dolphin errors, `Connection to host 192.168.11.1 is broken.`

I am trying to connect to a samba. Apparently I was given a username and password, and that according to tutorials, that if I merely place this in, I should be prompted with a username and password ...
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KDE Service Menus get list of selected files in selected order

I try to add an Service Menu Action to dolphin to combine selected pdf-files with pdfunite. It works so far. Now I am stuck, because I want to select the order, in which the files are concatenated. ...
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How to see google drive folder on dolphin file browser?

Yesterday I have installed KDE Plasma Desktop on my Ubuntu 20.04. My online accounts seen empty (even I have added google account before I install Plasma). So I have added my google account again on ...
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Force Chromium to use Dolphin File Manager to save a download

I use KDE Plasma 5.19.5 (Kubuntu 20.10) Chromium Version 89.0.4389.114 (Official Build) snap (64-bit) Dolphin is my default File manager and I customised its favourites and use single click to open ...
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Kubuntu: Web browser download 'Show in folder' opens in Visual Studio Code instead of Dophin

Since installing Visual Studio Code, when I download a file using a web browser (Brave in this situation), the option 'Show in folder' opens Visual Studio Code instead of the expected (and default) ...
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Dolphin not showing icons in Xfce

I am accessing my Ubuntu server via Win 10 Remote Desktop (XRDP). The desktop environment is xfce. When I open dolphin, it does not show the normal icons, as in the left figure. Compare with the right ...
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Dolphin rename files in *descending* order?

Is it possible to have Dolphin rename files in descending order? Here we see the rename in ascending order: https://userbase.kde.org/Dolphin/Batch_Rename
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Dolphin file manager: How to highlight active tab

In kubuntu 20.04 / plasma 5.18.5, with the Dolphin file manager split view I find the difference between active and inactive tab is too small. How to customise the apperance of the active tab?
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Dolphin - Not possible to enter folder XYZ

I'm trying to simply copy a folder from a disk to another disk. When doing the copy paste Dolphin (I'm using KDE) is bombarding me with thousands of messages "Unable to enter folder XYZ" (...
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Add a new entry in KDialog “Save as” window

I have running KDE Plasma for a few months now, and I have been able to fix some minor issues with the Google Drive integration in Dolphin. The only thing I cannot get done is to add an entry to my ...
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Dolphin doesn't show hidden files in search results

I installed kubuntu on my new laptop. I decided to give it a try after Ubuntu Gnome/Mate/xfce. One of the problems I have with this environment is search results in Dolphin. It doesn't show any hidden ...
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Add new element in “Create New” context menu in Krusader

I have Kubuntu 20.10 and I use Krusader Version 2.7.2 "Peace of Mind" as my file manager. I want to add new items to the right-click "Create New" context menu. In my /home/<...
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Straighten folder thumbnails in Kubuntu/Plasma/Dolphin

I know this seems trivial, but it's driving me insane (or driving me back to Lubuntu instead of Kubuntu). When I'm running KDE, in the Dolphin file manager, folders often show a preview of four ...
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Can't open .odt files created on Google Drive

When I try to open a .odt file that I was created with Google Drive on Kubuntu 20.04 LTS, I get Unknown error. Google replied ". Is there a work-around?
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How Can I Get Apps To Use Nautilus Instead Of Dolphin

I have kde-desktop installed on my Gnome based Ubuntu 20.04x system because I use and depend on many of the apps that are only available from the kde package and as a result Dolphin is included in my ...
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How to disable fixed Dolphin position

After update to Kubuntu 20.10, I have a problem with Dolphin - all Dolphin windows opens at the same place one over next. If i move window to another place and close it then open it again window ...
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lose original file date while coping to samba share

I have an issue while copying files to a samba share. The situation is a little bit strange because Ubuntu's Files application works properly but if I copy a file with Krusader and Dolphin I lose the ...
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How can I replace pcmanfm with dolphin in Lubuntu 18:04?

I love the simplicity of Lubuntu, but I decided I wanted a more powerful file manager. I installed Dolphin and, although I was happy with lxterminal, I had to install konsole in order to get the ...
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Why sftp not working in dolphin but does on commdanline?

Access via sftp to my hoster by commandline is working fine, but trying to access using dolphin (or Krusader) gives "Authorization failure". Ubuntu 20
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Dolphin Browser not showing File transfer Progress

I like dolphin browser over nautilus browser, only problem I can't enable file progress in Ubuntu 18.04,file transfer is working but not showing progress is it a bug or something messing with settings ...
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Open/Save dialogs can't access directories outside home (Dolphin or snap)

When I open or save files in: Chromium, Signal, Doplhin, and few others, I can't load / save files in other folders. It's not due to file permissions: Firefox, bash, double commander, kate - all have ...
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unaccessable user?

its been almost two days since I've installed KDE ubuntu in dual boot with windows 10. I've 3 drive partitions in my windows and a 32 gigs root drive partition in my linux. when i seek properties of ...
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Kubuntu 20.04: problem with Dropbox integration in Dolphin - dropbox entry missing from Services

I've installed Kubuntu on top of a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 installation. After installing dropbox client and dolphin-plugins I'm missing the Dropbox item in the Services (from Dolphin -> Configure ...
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Dolphin file manager

I have KDE Plasma 5.18.5 with Ubuntu 20.04. Why does the desktop folder within Dolphin file manager does NOT see anything on my desktop. It's weird. Do I need to setup something ? As you may see with ...
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Dolphin displaying to little free disk space on Kubuntu 20.04

my SSD has about 100 GB free but Dolphin and df only show about 30. when I go into the trash folder it shows 75 GB. I had a full Drive after leaving siril running (it does stacking for ...
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What does baloo file extractor do?

As mentioned in this question and answer, baloo file extractor often randomly pops up in the background in KDE Plasma, and consumes a lot of CPU cycles. The answer says that it is safe to disable ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 dolphin window arrangement

Is there any setting for the Dolphin window to stay in the position i choose ? I mean that when i position the window after closing it , it stays in the place i choose when i reopen it.By default the ...
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My Dolphin isn't Noticing Newly Created Files

In the past, the Dolphin file manager maintained awareness of newly created files. For example, if I saved a new file to a folder that I also had opened with Dolphin, Dolphin would immediately show ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 mount google drive

I'm trying to mount my google drive as a local directory (so that it could be used as storage and terminal access). I did add it to the "Online Accounts". I can see the drive in Dolphin. But ...
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How to install latest stable dolphin file manager on Kubuntu via xdg-open(Discover)? [duplicate]

I am running latest Kubuntu 20.04 with dolphin file manager version 19.12.3. However the latest stable version is already available as 20.04.3 https://kde.org/applications/en/system/org.kde.dolphin ...
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Cannot move folders/files from MTP device to my PC. How should I proceed with fixing this?

I've been facing this issue with MTP devices where I'm not able to move a folder from my Android device to my PC. My PC has Kubuntu v20.04 installed. Also, I've noticed that when I'm trying to move ...
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How to add shortcut-key to create a New Text File in Dolphin

I am using KDE+Dolphin and when I need to add a new folder I either go the long way with "Right click > Create New > Folder...", or use the F10 shortcut key. Another option I use a lot ...
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Extract archive, autodetect folder, does not create folder for single file

When using the functionality in Dolphin to extract an archive autodetecting the subfolder, it for some stopped creating a subfolder for single file archives. This happened after upgrading to 20.04. ...
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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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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, 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 in getting connected with ...
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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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