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cmptrwhz - 25.04.2013, 13:12
Post subject: dolphin ftp protocol--RESOLVED
did dolphin remove the ftp protocol support? I get the message "protocol not supported by dolphin, Konqueror has been launched" or could this be a bug in a library that dolphin uses? Can I do anything to get my ftp support back into Dolphin or can anyone recommend a good gui ftp client? thank you for your advice.

here is what I get when i check on the kdelibs5-plugins.

      Code:
root@ddartt:/home/dartt# apt-get update
Get:1 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid Release.gpg [836 B]
Get:2 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid Release [259 kB]       
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid Release.gpg     
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid Release         
Get:3 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main i386 Packages/DiffIndex [7,876 B]
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/main i386 Packages 
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/contrib i386 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/fix.main i386 Packages
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/non-free i386 Packages/DiffIndex
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/contrib Translation-en/DiffIndex
Get:4 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main Translation-en/DiffIndex [7,876 B]
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/non-free Translation-en/DiffIndex
Get:5 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main i386 2013-04-25-1413.37.pdiff [3,759 B]
Get:6 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main i386 2013-04-25-1413.37.pdiff [3,759 B]
Get:7 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main 2013-04-25-1413.37.pdiff [503 B]
Get:8 http://ftp.us.debian.org sid/main 2013-04-25-1413.37.pdiff [503 B]           
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/fix.main Translation-en_US
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/fix.main Translation-en
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://oscar.aptosid.com sid/main Translation-en 
Fetched 280 kB in 5s (51.3 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
root@ddartt:/home/dartt# apt-get install kdelibs5-plugins
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
kdelibs5-plugins is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 40 not upgraded.
root@ddartt:/home/dartt# apt-get -d dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  linux-headers-3.8-8.slh.2-aptosid-686 linux-image-3.8-8.slh.2-aptosid-686
The following packages will be upgraded:
  alsa-base bc bind9-host bind9utils dc distro-defaults dnsutils docbook-xml fll-iso2usb initramfs-tools kde-plasma-desktop
  kdegraphics-libs-data libarchive12 libbind9-80 libcurl3 libcurl3-gnutls libdns88 libgstreamer0.10-0 libisc84 libisccc80 libisccfg82
  libldap-2.4-2 libldap2-dev liblwres80 libpipeline1 libpulse-mainloop-glib0 libpulse0 libsam-java libsqlite3-0 libuninameslist0 libv4l-0
  libv4lconvert0 linux-headers-aptosid-686 linux-image-aptosid-686 pppconfig virtualbox virtualbox-dkms virtualbox-ose virtualbox-ose-dkms
  virtualbox-qt
40 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/54.1 MB of archives.
After this operation, 118 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? n
Abort.
root@ddartt:/home/dartt#

kb0hae - 25.04.2013, 15:27
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
Filezilla is pretty good. I was disappointed when Krusader lots FTP capabilities.
piper - 25.04.2013, 15:39
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
Does it work with konqueror ?


I have no problems with ftp and dolphin

Try within dolphin -> use view -> location bar -> and check the editable location box (you might have to close and reopen dolphin)
cmptrwhz - 25.04.2013, 16:26
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
Thank you I'll check out filezilla.
slh - 25.04.2013, 18:14
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
Support for ftp:// in all KDE based applications is provided by kdelibs5-plugins, which should be rather hard to lose in a KDE environment.
cmptrwhz - 25.04.2013, 20:08
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
I checked on the kdelibs5-plugins and it is current. I also took a screen shot and attached it to my original message along with the term output. Should I move this conversation to a bug report for kdelibs5-plugins?
slh - 25.04.2013, 20:12
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
It might make sense to create a new/additional user for testing first, to rule out local configuration issues.

Unfortunately I still have to use ftp:// (rather than a better, encrypted method) in dolphin regularly, so I know that it works at the moment and on several up to date system - at least in general. So before filing a bug against kdelibs5-plugins, I'd try to investigate what might be different on your system (your user's configuration).
cmptrwhz - 25.04.2013, 20:27
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
I will do that thank you so much for your assistance. I will do a dist-upgrade for the few packages i have to update and then create a new user to test for local config issues.
cmptrwhz - 25.04.2013, 20:53
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
you are correct in that it must be a local config issue as the test user can indeed ftp within dolphin. im looking thru the test account user settings looking for the dolphin config or something that would relate to ftp config locally. if you could give me a push in the right direction as to were i would find the config file I need to fix that would be appreciated. I'll find it eventually as I am going thru every file in the test account lol it would just be faster if you knew which one i should fix. thank you again.
slh - 25.04.2013, 22:06
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
$ find ~/.kde/ -iname \*dolphin\*
~/.kde/share/apps/dolphin
~/.kde/share/apps/dolphin/dolphinui.rc
~/.kde/share/config/dolphinrc
piper - 26.04.2013, 04:46
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
You might also want to check and see if you have
      Code:
/usr/share/kde4/services/ftp.protocol
Will be a plain text file (you should, just covering bases)
cmptrwhz - 26.04.2013, 13:03
Post subject: RE: dolphin ftp protocol
thank you guys for all your help I was still unable to determine what was actually causing my issue but I went to init 3, renamed my .kde directory and started the kdm / kde backup. this resolved my issue but I still don't know what caused it in the first place. I searched thru each of those files and also searched in my local for anything ftp related and found no differences between the test user side and my regular side. but I would label this issue as resolved regardless. thank you all for your advice.
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