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Old 11-16-2011, 08:04 PM   #1
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How to change default file path when opening or saving a file


One of the reasons I stopped using windows was because every time I do a file open or a file save as the application I was using would default to the Documents directory. I see that KDE has implemented this annoying feature. XFCE doesn't do this. The question I have is, how can I change it to default to my $HOME directory? Terminal also defaults to the Documents directory. I'd like that changed as well. I'm sure it some global config somewhere. ;-)


I searched, but only found this on a opensuse forum:

Application Launcher > Desktop settings > About me (General tab)

But, that was for KDE 4.2.

I'm using Slackware 13.37 64Bit with KDE 4.6.2 (or whichever version ships with 13.37).

Thanks!!
 
Old 11-16-2011, 09:04 PM   #2
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Have you tried checking in System Settings > About Me > Paths? Not sure if that is the correct location I am thinking of or not....

If not, I would try using the gconf-editor tool, if your distro has it, and search for konqueror and/or KDE, and look within the system settings for it there.

Cheers,

Josh
 
Old 11-17-2011, 11:26 AM   #3
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In KDE 4.7 it is in System settings -> Account details -> Paths
 
Old 11-17-2011, 01:38 PM   #4
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In KDE 4.7 it is in System settings -> Account details -> Paths
Thank you!!

I thought that was it, but the icon it uses is the same for Dolphin, so I thought that it only had those paths for it and not for all applications.

Thanks again!
 
Old 11-18-2011, 06:27 PM   #5
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Oops, I was a tad bit off. Haven't used KDE in a bit....
 
  


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