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How to make MTP work

I'm experiencing many problems trying to properly connect and access the memory of my phone from my Linux system. I'm running openSUSE 13.1, with KDE, and my phone is a Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo equipped ...
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Dolphin - no files visible - “file protocol died” - howto resurrect

There it is, once more: The process for the file protocol died unexpectedly in red! Dolphin doesn't show files, except of the current directory before the death. Closing every instance and ...
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Dereference copy with KDE Dolphin

From the cli I can dereference copy a symbolic link with cp -L. Is it possible to do this with the KDE Dolphin file manager?
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Avoid notification “kdeinit5 closed unexpectedly” in Plasma 5.14 when starting Dolphin

After upgrading Kubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10 and that to Plasma 5.14.5 through the "backports" PPA I am lucky enough to face almost no bugs, except annoying notifications saying "kdeinit5 closed ...
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Dolphin File Picker everywhere

I'm currently on KDE 5.51 Is it possible to use the dolphin file picker everywhere? Some apps use the Qt file picker. This gets annoying as I prefer the single click in dolphin and don't want to ...
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Can Dolphin file-manager administer the desktop outside Plasma/KDE?

I am trying to set Dolphin to manage the desktop in LXQt installed on top of Kubuntu 18, instead of PCManFM-Qt, but this answer says that Dolphin cannot do that, (also this answer) not even on Plasma ...
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Dark theme in Dolphin file manager

I'm using a dark theme in Debian, but the Dolphin file manager just ignores it. I have seen some examples of a dark theme in Dolphin, but I can't find a way to do it. I've seen some ways to set a ...
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Are there mimetype-to-application association files other than those in this list?

Context: I have an Ubuntu/Dolphin misbehaviour where it seems to think *.mkv files are opened with ark. The below screenshot indicates opening the Properties dialog then clicking File Type Options ...
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How do I get file metadata in Dolphin?

On Fedora 26 KDE I don't get any metadata for files (video/audio duration, picture size, etc.) in Dolphin. I have tried various settings from this, particularly this, but to no avail. Can anyone let ...
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How to auto-refresh KDE desktop?

If I add or remove files from my desktop on KDE by using, for instance, a terminal or Dolphin, the desktop isn't automatically refreshed. It's missing the new files and still shows the removed files. ...
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Dolphin file manager shows nothing under artist and album columns

I am not sure if this can be fixed. The title and artist data are absent under Dolphin columns, while data is present in the info panel that can be enabled to the right (F11). I am using Linux Mint ...
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NFS connection won't mount in Dolphin

I'm running Fedora 23 Server on one machine, and Fedora KDE Spin on another. These are both very recent installs. I previously ran Ubuntu Server and Windows, and connected the two using a samba share. ...
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mtp:udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.4 does not exist error

Trying to connect to a Samsung Galaxy phone in MTP mode, Konquerer or Dolphin in KDE 4.14.3 throws the following error: mtp:udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.4 ...
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KDE CIFS mount. Can copy files with mc but dolphin won't

I have a samba/cifs mount that is accessible r/w from the commandline (mc). The KDE filemanager dolphin shows the content of the samba share, but gives me a "no space left on device" when I try to ...
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Error unlocking a LUKS partition (failed to activate device:file exists)

I'm having problems unlocking a luks-encrypted disk with KDE dolphin, in a system with manjaro. The issue is not critical. It can be solved by rebooting, but sometimes it is not convenient to do so, ...
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How to get unmounted disk partitions in Places automatically?

I've 4 partitions on /dev/sda. During installation I've mounted /dev/sda2 on /, /dev/sda1 on /boot/efi, didn't to anything for /dev/sda3 as well as /dev/sda4, that's what I did for all linux distros ...
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Dolphin Background and Font Color are both white

I installed dolphin (18.12.2-1) as file manager (for most the things I use "ls" but sometimes a preview is helpful) in i3wm on an Archlinux and would like to be able to change the background color or ...
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ssh X forwarding: GUI window opens on remote

I am running dolphin (KDE's file manager) over SSH as follows: [abhishek@brixpro ~]$ ssh -Y optiplex [abhishek@optiplex ~]$ dolphin . The dolphin window opens on the local machine (brixpro). However,...
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How to properly move weblinks from my browser to a folder via drag and drop in Debian with KDE? (page titles not shown)

Besides having my desktop span over multiple monitors I'd also like to be able to move weblinks to it (or to folders on it). I'm running Debian 9.1 with KDE and am using the standard Dolphin file-...
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Can't execute KDE Dolphin from web-based PHP Script - but works for all other X programs

In a PHP script running under nginx/php-fpm, I can execute any X program using this PHP code: shell_exec("DISPLAY=:0 /usr/bin/nohup '{$command}' > /dev/null 2>&1 &"); This will open ...
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Dolphin does not recognize USB device if inserted before loading (Arch Linux)

So Dolphin is behaving funny. I can't tell you if this is new or not. System Info: Arch Linux 64 bit up to date, standalone startx with i3. The devices in question are fat32 and exfat (stupid windows ...
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How can I run ANY java class file graphically? (Linux Mint/Dolphin)

When trying to run a .class file, Dolphin will ask me to choose an application to open/run it. However, using the java command doesn't remove the .class extension from the file, so it can't run. Is ...
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linux mtp permit only read file

In Fedora 24 with KDE and Dolphin i see my old phone Samsung U700 but I can not add new file Unable to create directory /SGH-U700/Card/filesystem/New_Folder.
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generating “useful” backtraces in kubuntu

I have recently switched to kubuntu and I love it, all apart from the bugs! In particular I love Dolphin (as much as I loath all the other linux file managers) but sometimes it just quits on me. It ...
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Change how Dolphin looks and behaves (GTK / KDE)

I am using KDE Plasma 5 under Arch linux. After using the Gnome environment for testing, my file manager Dolphin is a little confused about what to wear. Now it looks and behaves like under Gnome. For ...
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Why is moving file within an ext4 partition so slow?

The short question is why is a move operation, moving within the same ext4 partition taking longer than a copy of the same files from a different drive? The longer description of the scenario: I ...
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Alternative keyboard-triggred launcher for specific file type in file managers (Dolphin and/or nautilus)

Is it possible to have an (or some) alternative launchers (i.e. Open With) for each file type and be able to trigger them using keyboard modifier keys (Shift, Ctrl & Alt) in linux's KDE and/or ...
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How can I set Debian 9 (Dolphin file manager) to recognize .m files as Octave programs?

Octave .m files are seen as some sort of text files in the Dolphin file manager on my Debian 9 system. They do not show the Octave icon. I'd like to be able to open the Octave script directly by ...
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How to actually-really-copy a file to an ext4 pendrive using dolphin?

Dolphin is lying to me. When I copy some files to a pendrive, it happens far too fast. Suspiciously fast to actually be doing something. When I initially read the just-copied files, I do get the ...
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rename and move a file via Dolphin menuservice

I tried with this code in a .desktop servicemenus file (in /home/.local/share/kservices5/servicemenus): rename '/s/$(basename "%u")/'date "+%F"'$(basename "%u")' && mv %U inviati I'd like ...
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Use Dolphin on a non KDE environment with KDE icons but not the mouse cursor

I'm using a Debian Buster minimal install with i3 as the window manager. I'm trying to move to Dolphin from the KDE Project for a file manager, but no icons are displayed. If I export ...
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Integrated Konsole in the Dolphin File Manager

----------------------------- OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.8-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 6 hours, 52 mins Shell: zsh 5.7.1 Resolution: 1920x1080 DE: KDE WM:...
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Chromium can't open Dolphin with 'Show in folder'

When clicking on the option 'Show in folder...' on Chromium, on the Plasma panel where app tabs show up, Dolphin tab shows up with the circular loading icon and then disappears, without ever opening ...
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KDE Dolphin Folder Already Exists “Write Into” prompt default

I generally find KDE Plasma enjoyable to use, with one exception. If you copy files and a folder with the same name exists in the destination it prompts. I have search for a setting to change the ...
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archlinux: running dolphin file manager as root: how to increase font size for drive listing and menu bar?

when running dolphin in root mode, the drive listing on the left panel and menu bar on the top are displayed in very small font: is there a way to increase the font size to make it more comfortable ...
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convert a md file in odt with correct name

I added this command in Dolphin menu for convert a .md (Mark Down) file to .odt (Open Document Text ) file: pandoc %U -o %F.odt and I get the right file, but with two extension: fileorig.md.odt ...
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Set Dolphin to manage the desktop in LXQT

I don't know much about the quality of the Lxqt desktop environment per se, but on top of Kubuntu 18.04 it works great. (It is lighter and more responsive than Plasma 5 (which is good by current ...
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kde-services dependencies

I'm trying to install "kde-services", an extension of the Dolphin file manager. Technically it is already installed, but most of its features aren't working yet. The list of dependencies includes ...
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unable to mount disk in opensuse 13.2 KDE 5?

I am Using Opensuse and Linux mint 17.1 and when I open dolphin and open mint partition I get an error: When I run as root: $ sudo dolphin I am getting this error: dolphin: cannot ...