Dolphin or Konqueror - revisited

Nigel Ridley nigel at
Thu Oct 20 16:24:19 UTC 2011

On 10/20/2011 05:53 PM, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> Nigel,
> In Dolphin press F7 or View->Panels->Folders.
> Why it's not enabled by default I don't know...
> Mark

F7 does display the directories but all of them, including everything under / and a not-so-nice 
horizontal slide bar :-(
However in Konqueror, F9 displays only one's Home directory - much nicer and neater - but that's 
why we love Linux - choice :-)


> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Nigel Ridley<nigel at>wrote:
>> Back a couple of years ago, when KDE 4x was released, there were a lot of
>> complaints about Dolphin.
>> I just did a fresh/clean install of Oneiric (how does one pronounce it?)
>> and couldn't figure out how to get a 'tree' view of my directories on the
>> left side panel in Dolphin. So I opened Konqueror and started playing around
>> with its options.
>> I know that both Konqueror and Dolphin use the same backend but the
>> configuration of Konqueror is much easier than Dolphin and there are more
>> options in Konqueror than in Dolphin - including a 'tree' view of my
>> directories on the left side panel! :-)
>> So I am moving 'back' to Konqueror....
>> Nigel
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