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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.

You CAN use kdialog "getfilename" to choose a directory, contrarily to some tutorials around

Posted 08-06-2021 at 10:06 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-15-2021 at 03:25 PM by the dsc (GrAmm3r ][)

dir=$(kdialog --getopenfilename "${defdir:-$PWD}" 'inode/directory' --title "Please choose the directory you want") ; cd ${dir}
I like it more than the "--getexistingdirectory" alternative (or zenity/gnome) which uses a system wide directory tree where you have to click on the tiny arrows or plus/minus icons to their left in order to open or close them, if you double click them hoping to enter, as you would on other file/directory navigation dialogs (or...
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