Originally Posted by arizonagroovejet
Cheers. So obvious I feel ashamed for not having though of it
Doesn't work my NTFS formatted Windows partition though - then name isn't changeable.
Glad I can help. It happens to the best of us.
I do not have an NTFS partition to try. But prehaps you could try changing the name from the root account? Alt+F2 "kdesu konqueror" (sans quotes).