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Krusader and Putty not working on Ubuntu 22.04 Raspberry Pi Desktop

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 Desktop on my RPi 4 and then installed Krusader and Putty. Both state "connection refused" when I try to start a session connection. OpenSSH server is installed and ...
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How to disable moving files to Trash in Krusader in Ubuntu 20.04?

By pressing F8 in Krusader I've got 'Do you really want to move this item to Trash?'. How to avoid this message? I'd delete the files immediately. Right click is OK to delete files.
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How to remove files/folders from a Hard-drive containing Windows on Ubuntu

I currently have a dual boot setup with Windows 11 and Ubuntu with a separate Hard-drive for each OS, But i need to delete some files/folders from Windows 11 to fix an bug that is preventing me from ...
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Krusader doesn't show wine folder

In Nautilus or by cd command, in my home folder, I can access my wine folder (".wine"). However, in Krusader, folders ".winff" and ".dosbox" are shown instead and the ...
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Krusader: drag'n'drop file to terminal adds newline before closing quote

When I drag and drop a file from Krusader to my terminal, it quotes the filename with single quotes but adds a newline before the closing quote. I then have to do Ctrl-C to correct the quoting before ...
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Why is Konsole hanging when I switch to it?

I'm on Kubuntu 20.04 with Plasma 5.18.5 (running Kwin), Qt 5.12.8 and Kernel 5.4.0.74-generic with an AMD Ryzen 9 3900x, 64GB RAM and an AMD Radeon PRO WX 2100 on an SSD. After some time of my machine ...
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20.04 breaks various 18.04 features - Wake from Suspend -Colour themes - Alt+Tab - Krusader - Double Commander

Ubuntu Studio (Xubuntu / XFCE desktop) Upgraded to 20.04, from 18.04 yesterday, and so far, am saddened by how much basic usability stuff is smashed. Wish I hadn't done it. I should have known better! ...
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Open Python scripts in text editor rather than try to executes them

I am using Krusader 2.7.2 as a file manager. When I double click on a Python script, it shows the following error message: execvp: Exec format error After I click "Ok" another error message ...
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How to install kio-ftps on ubuntu 20.10

I need FTPS protocol for Krusader and I've found that kio-ftps is solution. But E: Unable to locate package kio-ftps appears on 20.10 version. What should I do to install FTPS protocol for Krusader?
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Changing default terminal in Krusader file manager

I am using Krusader as my file manager. And I wanted to know if there is anyway that I can change the default Konsole terminal to Terminator in the Krusader file manager. My Linux distribution is ...
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How to configure Krusader's extract context menu to use something other than ark?

I've found this context menu in krusader to be very unreliable over the years, it has hardly ever worked for me. Surely it's possible to configure the context menu to use a custom command, like simply ...
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How to use Krusader to avoid useless taking space on displays?

Krusader Version 2.6.0 "Stiff Challenges" takes up too much space on the displays, because it uses long buttons with text instead of icons in both panel toolbars, in the same row as both the paths. ...
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krusader - calculate size on spacebar press

In ubuntu 18.04 in krusader (v 2.6.0) when i press spacebar the directory size is not calculated. in ubuntu 14.04 it was the case. how can i configure the space calculation as it was previously?
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how to change the predefined Paths in the Krusader Location Toolbar button?

Krusader offers quick access to a set of predefined folders with a button on the left side of its Location Toolbar. Two of these links should be user configurable since they can be set by the user in ...
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How Can Krusader Prepend the File Modification Date in ISO 8601 Format to the Original File Name?

I want to prepend the file modification date in the form YYYY-MM-DD_ to each existing filename (i.e. for files only, not for directories). I have seen that krusader has a multiple file renaming ...
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Hide loop partitions / snaps in Krusader

I have installed Ubuntu for my dad instead of Windows recently and he really wanted an alternative to his favourite file manager Total Commander, so I went with Krusader which I myself have been using ...
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Krusader (GNOME), File Already Exists dialog: make default button - Overwrite

Is there any solution do not use shortcuts and just confirm by Enter in case i need replace some files using Krusader? By default Krusader ask and set focus on Cancel button, when i get File Already ...
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Open PDF file with Krusader on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to to open PDF files with Krusader but it does not do anything when I click on a pdf file (or hit Enter). I set the system default application for pdf files so when I open the Ubuntu's ...
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How to access Android device in Krusader?

I can access my Android phone in Files (Nautilus), but how do I access it in Krusader? I can type 'mtp:/' in the Location Bar, but I get this error: "Error: Protocol not supported by Krusader: mtp:/"...
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How to type anything in Location Toolbar of Krusader

When I plug-in my Android phone by USB, it gets mounted as "mtp://....." and I can see my photos in 'Files' (Nautilus), but I would like to see them in Krusader. So I found a post telling me to type "...
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Krusader: .txt file opened by Libreoffice5

I am trying to open a '.txt' file in Krusader. I want it to be opened by the Ubuntu 17.10 editor 'Text', but when I press 'Return', the file is opened by LibreOffice 5 - very strange... I have tried ...
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Krusader window too wide - can't be changed

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 ...
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Krusader sees doc, docx, xls, xlsx as zip archive

After I updated Kubuntu from version Zesty (17.04) to Artful (17.10) krusader suddenly sees office formats (doc, docx, xls, xlsx) as zip archives, where as dolphin sees them correctly. How do I fix it?...
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Change time format in Krusader on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is there really a way to change Krusader's time format from PM/AM to 24 hours, in Ubuntu? I've seen the other post (marked as duplicate) and the real one, but it's not clear which are the steps or the ...
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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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Krusader: how to open .xpi file like .zip?

In Krusader, I can enter a .zip (or .tar etc.) file as if it were a directory, and view/copy/etc. the files in the archive. How can I tell Krusader to do the same for .xpi files (which are really ...
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set transparent background in krusader

How can one add transparency to krusader's background? Is there a standard library that can be used to customize the program background in general to taste?
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How to reset Krusader configuration to defaults / remove corrupted config file?

I have the problem described here: How to solve bleaching Krusader? and I want to reset Krusader configuration to fresh-install-like one. (unfortunately opening configuration and applying defaults ...
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The copy/move window in Krusader in Ubuntu 17.04?

In previous versions of Ubuntu and the versions of the Krusader file manager corresponding to them I used to have the copy/move window, which was showing the operation progress as a file was copied or ...
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Date & time format in Krusader - is it changeable at all? [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 16.04. I like Krusader, but can't figure out how it is possible to change date/time format for the Modified column. I truied to change system regional settings, but Krusader ignores them (...
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Kate - cannot open remote (SFTP) file

I need to open remote files with Kate. I am connected to remote server through SFTP in Krusader. When I open remote file with Kate, I got this error message: Could not start process Unable to create ...
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Change the default file manager applications use to open files (ubuntu 16.04)

I am currently using ubuntu 16.04. When I am using applications, such as Kile, to open documents I have to use ubuntu's default file manager. Right now I have Krusader installed(my choice of file ...
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Krusader will not open gzip archives

Krusader will not open gzip archives. Krusader claims it will "transparently handle" gzip, zip and some other archives. I tested a zip archive and Krusader does open the archive and shows the contents;...
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Open new tab in Krusader from command line

How do I open the current directory from command line in a new tab in an existing Krusader window? The following command will open a brand new windows (process), which is not what I want: krusader .
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Krusader/dolphin safe to use for sftp without sha256?

I always use Krusader for (s)ftp. The dual pane is a sheer delight, better feel then Nautulis/Files. Version 2.4.0-beta3 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Recently I got error messages connecting on some updated ...
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How to open new doccument tab in gedit and send text flow into it from terminal?

I want to make Krusader User Action which lists selected files. I know I can do it in terminal like ls -1 > list.txt and than delete unwanted. But I'm looking something like gedit newDoc.txt < %...
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How to use terminal from Krusader with LXDE?

I am using Krusader 2.4.0-beta3 on Lubuntu 14.04. When I try to run the "Start Terminal Here" command with default settings I get Error executing konsole --workdir %d! I want to start ...
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Krusader export settings

Is it possible to export settings in KDE 4 Krusader with keybindings, colors and so on? How? I think about just copy ~/.kde/share/apps/krusader, but dont see color scheme settings there.
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Krusader automatically opens newly created text files

I want to disable the auto open newly created text files with the internal editor in Krusader. Always when I make a new text file in Krusader with right-click + Create new + Text file, Krusader opens ...
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Krusader & Xfce - Wastebin is full

I've just installed Krusader and have annoying problem. Whenever I try to delete a file (move to trash) I've got a message: The wastebin has reached its maximum size! Cleanup the wastebin ...
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How to solve bleaching Krusader?

I frequently use Krusader (Version 2.4.0-beta1 "Migration") file manager. It seems I have done something (mouse drag?) that resulted in a completely empty (white) Krusader window except for its title ...
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How to force Krusader to use Ubuntu's file associations?

Is there a (semi-)automated way of forcing Krusader to use Ubuntu's (14.04) file associations? I know I can do it manually, for each file extension. But, for example, yesterday I installed ...
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How to make a project of Krusader

An example for my general question https://askubuntu.com/questions/485242/an-introduction-to-translating-and-debugging-source-code : I had installed the 'Qt 4 Designer' and I have downloaded the ...
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How to retain date stamp while copying to another PC

Similarly to How to maintain a file's 'last modified' date ? I need to retain the date while copying the file by Krusader or in a 'Home Folder' window to another PC connected by SSH. Is it ...
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How do I make krusader the default file manager?

Is it possible to set krusader as the default file manager in ubuntu 13.10? I tried to defined it in system settings > details > default applications but there is nothing about file manager ...
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Bug in Krusader lost directory subtree. How to recover the files?

Using Krusader version 2.4.0-beta1 (thanks Canonical for using me as ginnea pig without my knowledge), I renamed two directories to replace the spaces in the names with underscores. Unfortunately, ...
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Krusader: How to hide FN key bar permanently

Does anyone know how to hide FN key bar in Krusader so the settings are saved when it is restarted? If you go to Settings->Show FN key bars and uncheck it, then FN bar disappears but only for the ...
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How to save the Krusader Password and Bookmarks

Im using Ubuntu 12.04 on my system and I need to reinstall the OS because of some graphical problems. So i need to make a backup of all the Bookmarks and Wallet Passwords of Krusader . And also I ...
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The analog of Krusader

I'm using Krusader as a file manager, however it sometimes works too slow and that's why I'm looking for another one which is lighter and quicker. I like the rich functionality Krusader has and I'd ...
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where can I delete the password cache in krusader in xubuntu?

I have installed krusader under Xubuntu and there I stored an ssh-password in the cache. Now the password changed, and I have no option to re-enter the password. krusader only tells me, that the ...
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