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KDE's file manager to manage files and directories. See also: nautilus, caja, thunar, ranger. More information:

  • Launch the file manager:


  • Open specific directories:

dolphin {{path/to/directory1 path/to/directory2 ...}}

  • Open with specific files or directories selected:

dolphin --select {{path/to/file_or_directory1 path/to/file_or_directory2 ...}}

  • Open a new window:

dolphin --new-window

  • Open specific directories in split view:

dolphin --split {{path/to/directory1}} {{path/to/directory2}}

  • Launch the daemon (only required to use the D-Bus interface):

dolphin --daemon

  • Display help:

dolphin --help