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Questions tagged [dolphin]

Dolphin is the default file manager for KDE.

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Why are folders in desktop opening with a wrong file manager?

I use Ubuntu 18.04. I installed KDE DE for a while. But now when I boot into to gnome (default Ubuntu DE), I see all the folders in desktop just open with Dolphin FM, and not with Nautilus! I have ...
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Can't Copy from NTFS to EXT4

Running Kubuntu 18.04.01 bionic. I've tried Dolphin and the terminal but can't copy a .MOV file from 1TB usb drive NTFS to EXT4 on an Asus laptop. The permissions of the NTFS file show world rwx and ...
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Enabling double clicks for Dolphin

I'm not sure how but in my Kubuntu 18.04 every single click in the Dolphin file manager leads to opening the file/folder (it wasn't like this before). I know that this behaviour is supposed to be ...
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How to enlarge display font size when running Dolphin as root?

this is a followup question to this thread: How to run Dolphin as root? the font size displayed when running dolphin as root is very small. the option to configure font size is also grayed-out. i ...
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Dolphin not working in Ubuntu 18.10

Dolphin is not working and showing any files. Its a fresh install. I tried installing through both the software store and terminal but unfortunately the result is same.
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Change ownership of a file transfered using Samba

When I transfer files or folders using Samba from a Windows computer to a Kubuntu computer, the file's owner is set to "Nobody" and I cannot access it. Is there a way to assign the ownership ...
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Kubuntu 18.10, Discover uninstalled dolphin and okular during update but can't reinstall through Discover or Terminal [closed]

I am fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu and might be making a naive mistake but I recently installed Kubuntu 18.10 and updated all the packages from discover. On clicking update, it asked me if it could ...
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Is there a way to import GTK bookmarks into Dolphin?

Is there a way to import GTK bookmarks (.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks) into Dolphin (stored at ~/.local/share/user-places.xbel)?
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How to open remote folders in Dolphin

We have multiple repositories on our server, that we can only compile and run on that server. I have a XUbuntu machine and on Thunar I mount the remote folder with ssh://myname@server.domain. Then, ...
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Orange mark in device list [closed]

When starting my computer some devices are marked with a green sign and some with an orange one: Device overview from Dolphin 17.04.3 on Ubuntu 17.10: Where the "Linux Main Partition" denotes the ...
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Desktop Folders are opened with dolphin file manager?

All my folder which is inside Desktop are opened with Dolphin File Manager. How to open those files with default Nautilus File Manager? Any help?
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Error handling link in .desktop file

In Ubuntu 18.04, Plasma desktop, i open dolphin, right-click -> Create new -> Link to location (URL). This creates a weblink using a .desktop file. The contents of my file after creation are [Desktop ...
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Nautilus rather than Dolphin

When using Firefox. I prefer Nautilus rather than Dolphin. Since 18.04, Firefox uses Dolphin. How do I get Firefox to link to Nautilus ?
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KDE Plasma - Does not give the extension in “Create New” menu

Using KUbuntu 18.04.1 When I, right click in empty space > Create New > File Type The filename does not contain extension. I want the filename to contain extension like the following image. ...
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KUbuntu - How can I sort in “Icon View Mode”

I am using Kubuntu 18.04.1 Default File Browser is Dolphin. I know I can sort in Details View mode. However, I want to right click in Icon View Mode and sort by name or type. I can not find this ...
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Integration of owncloud desktop client with dolphin

I have installed ownCloud desktop sync client in Kubuntu 18.04 and it works properly. In other words, when I add or delete files/directories in my ownCloud directory, the changes will also be ...
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How can I have latest Dolphin file manager on Ubuntu

I can find it in the software center but its version is pretty old(still 2016). How can I get the latest version on Ubuntu 18.04. Also want to know is there any possibility to apply gtk theme on ...
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Dolphin is always “fullscreen”

Some days ago Dolphin appeared to be fullscreen without an option to exit, and without the close, minimize buttons in the top right corner. Tried to reinstall, did not help. Is there anything else ...
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Konqueror keeps uninstalling automatically

I keep installing this program and when I try to use it a few days later it invariably is no longer present and I have to reinstall it. Similarly, I keep uninstalling Dolphin, because it sets itself ...
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How do I check how much free space is on my usb stick? (Kubuntu 18.04)

How do I check how much free space is on my usb? I don't see how I can do this, although I can access the usb stick's files when I insert it through Dolphin. Preferably a UI option, not command line.
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Mime type for iso files in Kubuntu 18.04

Posted in order to provide the answer. I have some desktop files for context menu actions (or service menus for Dolphin) to be applied to iso images (like mount/unmount). For example, the Dolphin ...
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Using dolphin with Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 but would like to use dolphin as file manager which I am accustomed to. There are some issues with dolphin usage though. First of all it does not preview images. I followed ...
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Dolphin on Ubuntu 18.04 blocks SFTP access

I am trying to access one of my Ubuntu servers which has recently changed home (IP address, different) via Dophin. This is not being allowed with the warning The host key for the server example.com ...
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KDE Dolphin: How to change the current directory by code in the folder pane?

I'd like to have a dolphin (KDE 4.13.3) service menu with that I can change the current opened folder/directory to another one. To be more precisely, I want to go directly to the real path/target of ...
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How to change bitrate and other mp3 settings for export in Dolphin

I am using Dolphins built-in audio-cd to mp3 (apart from others) converter. After installing lame (frontend) Dolphin did show the mp3, and the conversion works fine, but it is always 128kb with very ...
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Kubuntu 18.04: How does Dolphin file manager sort files “naturally”?

I have the following files: $ ls _010.txt 01.txt 10.txt 1.txt 3.txt mov001 mov00a _mov00A mov00B mov01A 010.txt _0mov00A _1mov00A 2.txt 4.txt mov002 mov00A mov00aA mov010 $ I ...
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How does KDE's Dolphin sort files?

I have a camera that names files with hexadecimal digits (not sure why, but that's a different question). When I download the files to my Kubuntu PC and open the directory with Dolphin, the order is "...
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Flatpak applications use nautilus instead of Dolphin

I've succesfully installed a few flatpak apps from the flathub repo, on Kubuntu 18.04 64bits. Only problem is that the apps that require browsing through local files use a nautilus-like browser ...
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Always overwrite, don't ask

When accessing a remote network directory with the help of Dolphin I often want to edit files and save. Each and every time it kindly reminds me this file already exists and requires I click through 2 ...
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How to change the default terminal in dolphin?

OS: Lubuntu 18.04 x64 I installed Dolphin file explorer and it works just fine. Only the terminal wouldn't open! When I try: Tools -> Open terminal, nothing happens! Also when I try to activate the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and dolphin file manager's terminal did not work

I using ubuntu 18.04 and i am so like kubuntu's dolphin file manager so i installed via apt-get and its working but i tried but dolphin terminal did not work what can be it ? its changing terminal ...
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How do I get rid of the KDE Dolphin file/folder details on mouseover?

The popup/preview window in KDE Dolphin (17.04.03) keeps opens up as soon as I hover my mouse over a file or folder and I can't figure out where the settings are to disable it. How do I disable it, ...
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How to sort files by “date modified” in Dolphin 15.12.3 in FTP-folder

I searched this question through several sites and boards, but it seems no one asked this way. I know abort "Date" column in "Details view mode", but it sorting by "date created", not modified. I ...
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How can I generate thumbnails in advance on KDE / Dolphin?

Revisiting this Q&A about pre-generating thumbnails on Nautilus/GNOME I recently had to discover that none of the scripts posted there would work on KDE Plasma 5 / in the Dolphin file manager. Is ...
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Can't access Dolphin samba share in Win10

I use Kubuntu 17.10.I have a ntfs partition mounted at boot and with uid=1000 and gui=1000 like my user. In Dolphin I can share it with right click, properties, share, share with samba. Under Everyone ...
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ISO Files Are Being Classified As Text Files Under Kubuntu 17.10

The ISO files that I have are not being detected properly by my Kubuntu system. Some of them are getting detected as "Raw CD Image" but others getting classified as "Text Document" or "Windows ...
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`Open With` Error With Jar FIles?

I'm interested in opening .jar files that I develop using Dolphin's open with menu. I've ensured to make the jars executable and then found them using the open with menu. I always get the following ...
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Dolphin (file manager) shortcuts config-file location

Does anyone know where Dolphin keeps the shortcuts stored? I've already looked into the config-files in "~/.kde/share/config/", there's a dolphinrc there, but the saved shortcuts are nowhere to be ...
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4k RSA & Dolphin

ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -f ~/.ssh/id_rsa_sam_4k \ # Create a very strong (4k type RSA) private and public key for client I recently started using 4k RSA key and ran into a problem with Dolphin. ...
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KDE Dolphin: Cant delete and copy files to a Network share

Im using Dolphin on Xubuntu 16.04, but I have this problem also on Kubuntu 16.04. Dolphin version is 15.12. I had problems installing dependencies for a newer version from kubuntu backports. But on ...
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Accessing files on a Linux network with Dolphin

I have a local network of laptops running Kubuntu and I'm trying to access their filesystems using Dolphin. I can see all the laptops via Dolphin: Bu I can't get any further to access the files on ...
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Unable to access Samba share

I create Samba shared folder using Dolphin (Kubuntu 14.04): 1. I go to folder properties, go to Share tab 2. Check "Share" checkbox 3. Specify permission combobox for required user to "Full access". ...
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Is it possible to select files in dolphin from the intergrated terminal?

if you have shown the terminal inside of dolphin file manager you can navigate your file-system with cd and the graphical view will change accordingly. same the other way round - if you navigate to ...
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Default File Manager in Ubuntu 17.10

I have just changed from using Kubuntu to Ubuntu with the cinnamon branding. I was wondering what the default File Manager in Ubuntu 17.10 is called as I wish to download Insync to sync my 3 google ...
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I can't get rid of Dolphin and pick Nautilus as the default file manager

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 with default gnome. For some reason Dolphin became my default file manager and I can't switch back to Nautilus. I checked all occurrences of mimeapps.list and they are all ...
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How to run Dolphin as root?

I currently use dolphin 17.04.3 and whenever I run it as sudo, it gives the following error Executing Dolphin as root is not possible. without explaining why or giving an alternative. So how can I run ...
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Stop Nemo from opening as root

When in Dolphin, I ask to open a folder in Nemo, and it only opens the folder as root. How do I stop Dolphin from opening as root. Dolphin also opens folders in Nautilus as root.
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How come I can't install Dolphin or Krusader file managers from the Software Center?

I'm using 16.04. I can install other apps but not the file managers. Terminal commands won't work either. Are these two applications no longer supported? EDIT: Here are my terminal logs: sudo apt-...
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Search in Dolphin returns 'invalid protocol'

I set up a new ubuntu 17.10 and installed dolphin from Ubuntu software. When I do a search ('find'), after typing a few characters a message shows up 'invalid protocol'. Any packages missing to be ...
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How to create a link to a file on a LAN?

I would like to create a link to a file on a network drive so that I can easily access the file from my computer. I have samba and can access the file using Dolphin on Kubuntu. I can make a link to it ...