When Konqueror is in File Manager mode, picking from the menu or from the context menu you get by mouse button clicking on a free area in a folder view gives you a submenu letting you create any of the following in the current folder:
An easy way of creating a new (sub)folder.
Use this to create an ordinary, empty, text file. A dialog box will be opened for you to enter the name of your new file.
Creates a skeleton HTML source file. When you type the new file's name into the dialog box it is probably best to give it a
.htmlextension to avoid confusion.
Depending on the installed applications and file associations several menuitems for different types of documents are displayed and enable you to create skeleton documents of the selected type.
This lets you create an icon to open Konqueror at a particular folder or web page. As with you can make the application icon appear on your desktop by creating the link in your
~/Desktopfolder or going to the sub menu by right clicking on a free area of the desktop.
Create a symbolic link for local files or folder.
This option is most useful if you want to create an icon that will open a particular application. It opens a dialog box with several tabbed pages. The first, General, is where you choose an icon and the text that will appear with it. The second page, Permissions, lets you select who can use or modify the icon. In the Application page you must enter the Command that will run the application, for example,
kwriteto start up the KWrite text editor.
kwrite /home/pam/todo.txtwould open the file
/home/pam/todo.txtin KWrite. Advanced options such as the file types which the application can open are also available from this page.
To make the application icon appear on your desktop, create the link in your
~/Desktopfolder (this may be called something slightly different depending on how KDE was installed on your system) or get to the sub menu by clicking on a free area of the desktop instead of within Konqueror's window.
If you have a lot of specialized application links and don't want to clutter up the desktop, then why not create them in your Applications folder. You can get there in Konqueror by choosing → . Then create a single icon on your desktop to open your Applications folder, which is usually in
To put an application link icon into the panel, first create it in the Applications folder then drag the icon onto a clear area of the panel.
Use the options in this submenu to create an icon that will mount a device and open an instance of Konqueror showing it's contents. To unmount the device when you have finished with it click on the icon and select . However, in most cases you will want to create the icon on your desktop.