Dolphin: open new tab next to current one instead of at the end of the tab list?

When I open new tab in Dolphin, i often want to interact with current and new tab, so wanting these two to be next to each one.

Currently, Dolphin 20.12.2 (latest Debian old-stable, KDE 5.20.5) opens new tab at the end of my tab list, which is pretty long.

How to change this behavior please?

I believe this should be configurable since Dolphin 19.04.0. Edit: My bad, the change for 19.04.0 wasn’t for the configurable tab placement option. With the correct version as per @jinliu’s comment, the directions to configure below should be correct however.

I’m don’t have my computer with KDE on it in front of me, but based off of screenshots, it should be accessible via Dolphin’s settings, under Navigation, then there should be Open new tabs: options for After current tab and At end of tab bar.

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Thanks, yet it is not in my 20.12.2

THis may be available to me:
$ rmadison dolphin

dolphin    | 4:18.08.0-1   | oldoldstable   | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips, mips64el, mipsel, ppc64el, s390x
dolphin    | 4:20.12.2-1   | oldstable      | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips64el, mipsel, ppc64el, s390x
dolphin    | 4:22.12.3-1   | stable         | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips64el, mipsel, ppc64el, s390x
dolphin    | 4:23.08.1-1   | testing        | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips64el, ppc64el, s390x
dolphin    | 4:23.08.1-1   | unstable       | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips64el, ppc64el, riscv64, s390x
dolphin    | 4:23.08.1-1   | unstable-debug | source

but I was told not to cause Frankenstein version of the Debian by mixing repos…
$ sudo apt install dolphin -t bullseye-backports
dolphin is already the newest version (4:20.12.2-1).

The correct commit is:

You would need 21.04.

Or you can try the flatpak version. It’s always the latest version:

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Flatpak is quite big

$ flatpak install org.kde.dolphin

Required runtime for org.kde.dolphin/x86_64/stable (runtime/org.kde.Platform/x86_64/5.15-22.08) found in remote flathub
Do you want to install it? [Y/n]: y
        ID                                Branch               Op          Remote           Download
 1.     org.kde.Platform.Locale           5.15-22.08           i           flathub          < 355.1 MB (partial)
 2.     org.kde.Platform                  5.15-22.08           i           flathub          < 321.2 MB
 3.     org.kde.dolphin.Locale            stable               i           flathub            < 6.1 MB (partial)
 4.     org.kde.dolphin                   stable               i           flathub           < 31.1 MB

plus I suspect that I may need to manually fix configuration to fit my current Dolphin (like file thumbnails generating, storage) one + some other fixes: Getting Dolphin Flatpak to function as if it were installed in Plasma

I also read that upgrading Dolphin or similar part of KDe can cause “pulling in” most of KDE stuff due to a tight integration.

I have also not found a way to safely try to upgrade Dolphin from:

so I guess i will have to wait until i be ready to dist-upgrade whole system from oldstable to stable.

Not wanting to upset or anything negative OK.

That changing the option of where the fresh tab sits that been there for years,
Had it but not used or changed that option for me it’s fine the way default is, I don’t use tabs too much
Seems that a try out an older Debian is needed then the latest run both in live session and find if that option is in there, should be.
Verify your downloads too.
I prefer the Debian spins they have the little extras that I don’t need to chase up.
This year did something different
Installed MX21 in April then September MX23 not a problem with either one, some fine tuning mostly GUI colours etc also I got heaps of backup tools and options thou not needed it’s so stable,
You shouldn’t be having to resort to flatpaks especially for getting Dolphin, What are you doing, slow down a bit a ponder this if the install you have onboard needs a flatpak software that’s the base part for any install ( yours, mine or theirs ) that’s allowed a problem for sure.

You need to try and find an OS does what you want not have to chase up some core elements before you can work productively no , something is sick in your install get rid of it install a fresh OS that works properly so you can too.
Do a clean install new Debian or Debian spin no flatpak bloated rubbish, not needed for Dolphin.

Spending a day or two get an OS that fits your needs is a positive step for producing good work, even better, easier and quicker if you have separate = / and /home.

Hope this helps in some way and make easy.