KDE's file manager is Konqueror. The Konqueror home page is located at http://www.konqueror.org where a Konqueror specific FAQ can be found.
How can I change the appearance of a folder in Konqueror?
Right-click the folder, select , click on the large icon in the dialog which appears, and choose another icon.
To change the icon displayed for entries in the , use the Menu Editor, accessed by clicking with the mouse button on the menu icon and selecting from the menu.
How can I do non-anonymous FTP transfers with Konqueror?
Normally, if you enter a URL like
How do I specify the startup folder for Konqueror?
Using the . Under the
Application tab you will probably find something like
kfmclient openProfile filemanagement; just append
How do I rename files?
Simply or press the keyboard shortcut F2 with a file selected.click on the file and select
Where did the delete entry from my right-click context menu go?
In KDE 3.4 the delete context menu entries that bypass the trashcan are no longer displayed by default. To enable them, go to -> and select Behaviour in the iconbar to the left. Tick the checkbox Show 'Delete' context menu entries which bypass the trashcan.
How do I configure the programs that Konqueror uses to open different types of files?
In order to configure file associations, you should go to the KDE Control Center and choose the item under the category .
Suppose the default PDF viewer is now KGhostView and
you would prefer to use KPDF as a viewer. You
would simply type
How can I configure Konqueror to open files with double-click instead of single-click?
In the KDE Control Center, go to -> and in the General tab, select Double-click to open files and folders.
When I try to click on a folder in Konqueror, I get the message: “There appears to be a configuration error. You have associated Konqueror with inode/directory, but it cannot handle this file type.”
You need to make sure that the embedding settings for inode/directory are correct:
They are used by all KDE applications (since they are implemented in
A standard line for a KDE
application looks like this:
This way a user can change these things in KMenuEdit for his or her
How do I make Konqueror start up without a menu bar? I can't save a view profile when the menu bar is invisible!
The easiest way to do this is to edit Konqueror's
configuration file manually. Add the following lines to
On restarting Konqueror, the menubar should be hidden.
JPEG files no longer show previews in Konqueror (and I've installed CrossOver Office)
CrossOver creates new MIME types that will override the default image/jpeg and image/jpg times. In Konqueror, go to ->, and then to File Associations. Find the application/x-crossover-jpg and application/x-crossover-jpeg entries, and remove them. Then hit . This problem is reported fixed in the latest version of CrossOver.