Show hidden files and folders in Konqueror

  • In Konqueror, use the View->Show Hidden Files to toggle hidden files and folders on and off.

Change the default file type "Open with" program

  1. In Konqueror, right click on the file and choose Open With->Other... from the menu that appears. A list of applications appears.

  2. Select the default application you want for the file type. If the application is not on the list, use the Add button to add the application to the list.

  3. Select the Remember application association for this type of file checkbox. Click Ok to apply your changes.

Rename all files in a directory at once

Using the program Krename, it is possible to rename multiple files according to a naming scheme which you define.

  1. Install the Krename package from the Universe repository (see the section called “Managing Repositories”).

  2. Launch Krename by choosing K-menu->Utilities->Krename

Opening RAR files

  1. To open rar files, install the unrar package from the Multiverse repository (see the section called “Managing Repositories”).

  2. To open a rar file, double click on it.