I've always liked the look of OSX, so I followed this tutorial and made my own on Ubuntu.
This shows kate connected to a remote file system ready to fetch and open a remote file directly from it. Excellent!
This is where we need to enter the necessary info for a network folder link in konqueror.
This wizard allows you to easily create network folders for use with konqueror, to access remote file systems through them. Here we select the protocol.
Konqueror network folders allow you to quickly connect to remote systems.