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Old 07-08-2005, 02:06 PM   #1
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Something like Windows Explorer? Konqurer isn't very good.


As the title says, I'm looking for something like Windows Explorer, that is, something that can remember my folder settings. For my music I like it listed, for pictures from my digital camera I want thumbnails and for videos from my camcorder I also want thumbnails.

I run KDE and konqurer can't handle it very well. It won't remember settings for each folder, so if I change it to list for my music, every other folder shows list as well. If I change to icons, every folder shows icon and no real thumbnail views.
 
Old 07-08-2005, 02:19 PM   #2
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Old 07-08-2005, 02:21 PM   #3
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Konqueror can do all the things you mentioned above. Just make sure your read the handbook to find out how to configure it.
 
Old 07-08-2005, 02:22 PM   #4
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A work-around would be to save a profile for each directory type, and change profile as needed. Which, I agree, might be a pain.

You could use the "Grease Monkey" extension in Mozillia of Firefox to write a script which would change the display options for file:///... according to a .profile file in each directory. (Again, a pain, but doable.)

Look at the description of the "gentoo file manager." It's a nice tool, but I can't remember if it would do what you want.

Any other suggestions, anyone?
 
Old 07-08-2005, 09:51 PM   #5
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The option you want is the Settings->"View properties saved in folder" option in Konqueror. Just set the view up whatever way you want it and then make sure this setting is checked. This will cause Konqueror to save your settings in the .directory file for that folder. When you open that folder again, Konqueror will restore the view settings from this file. To revert to the default, click the "Remove Folder Properties" option below it.
 
  


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