Dolphin "cd"s in konsole history are annoying. Split consoles for split views ?
linuxguy123 at gmail.com
Wed May 13 16:00:59 UTC 2009
I love the way that Dolphin can now be set up so that it has a console
at the bottom that follows the directories as you browse. I often
browse somewhere and then do command line commands and then do something
with a GUI and then... back and forth. Its an excellent way to work.
Whoever thought of tying Dophin and a console together deserves a medal.
However, I find one part of it to be annoying... whenever you change a
directory in Dolphin, it records a cd command in the console history.
I really like how the console tracks the directory changes that occur in
Dolphin. It saves me a lot of time, not having to issue cds in the
console to keep it in the directory that I am looking at in Dolphin.
However, it might be me, but I don't want to see the Dolphin cds in the
console history. The only commands that I want to see in the console
history are the ones that I enter myself manually. If I want to note
what directory I am working in in the console history, I'll issue a pwd
I think it would be really nice if there was a turn off the logging of
Dolphin cds in the console history. Is there a way to do this ?
Another issue is how there is only one console tied to the Dolphin app
and yet Dolphin can have a split screen with 2 different directory
views. Unfortunately, every time you jump between views another cd gets
issued in the console.
It would be nice if a split view Dolphin session had 2 consoles. It
would be really nice if those sessions shared the same history so that
if you typed a command in one, you could just put the cursor in the
other console, go into the history and repeat the same command in the
I love open source and Fedora and KDE.
Thanks for listening.
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