Manipulating Files and Directories

The file manager, konqueror, is such an integral part of KDE that it deserves special discussion. This section covers how to use konqueror to manipulate files and directories, as well as to navigate remote filesystems and view World Wide Web pages.

Introduction to the File Manager

konqueror is different from other file managers that you might have encountered because it treats all the objects that it browses in a very consistent manner. konqueror is really a generic browser, capable of viewing not only file and directory listings, but many other things as well. The way konqueror achieves this is by using Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) for all the paths that it browses and by using plug-in modules to display ...

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