General Guides by Topic: Desktop Environments/Plasma

Using SSH in KDE's Dolphin File Browser

July 13, 2019, 6 p.m.

KDE's Dolphin file browser is widely regarded as the most customizable. But it also has a lot of advanced built-in functionality and is extensible to add even more capability. Among its most useful functionality is the ability to access and manage remote files directly in the file browser using the FISH protocol, which in turn relies on the SSH protocol. This article describes how this can be used to transfer files to and from ...

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Enabling a Native File Dialog for Firefox on Plasma Desktop

May 19, 2020, 1 p.m.

Firefox is an excellent browser with many useful and innovative features that is created by an organization that respects and strives to protect its users' privacy. It is also a GTK based application which means that it will use GTK elements in dialog windows for browsing files to upload to a website or to save files to the computer from a website. Plasma users would prefer to have native Qt/KDE Frameworks based file dialog ...

Enabling a Native File Dialog for Firefox on Plasma Desktop