The default file manager in TDE is Konqueror. Please refer to the Konqueror Handbook for detailed information.
How can I change the appearance of a folder in Konqueror?
Right-click the folder, select Properties, click on the large icon in the dialog which appears, and choose another icon.
To change the icon displayed for entries in the TDE Menu, use the Menu Editor, located at Settings->Menu Editor.
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?
With the desktop Home icon, using the right mouse button, select the icon and choose
Properties. Select the
URL tab. Type
From within Konqueror the process is similar. Ensure the Navigation Panel is active
(press F9). From the Navigation Panel tabs, select the Home icon.
In the Navigation Panel directory, use the right mouse button to select the top level
How do I rename files?
Simply right click on the file and select Rename or press the keyboard shortcut F2 with a file selected.
Where did the delete entry from my right-click context menu go?
The Delete context menu entry that bypasses the Trash can is not displayed by default. To enable that menu option, go to Settings->Configure Konqueror and select Behaviour in the iconbar to the left. Enable 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 File Associations under the category TDE Components.
Suppose the default PDF viewer is now KGhostView and
you would prefer to use KPDF as a viewer. You
would simply type
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.
Make sure the embedding settings for inode/directory are correct:
They are used by all TDE applications (since they are implemented in
A standard line for a TDE
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.
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