As for the other one I did not notice it, but I will look into it.
EDIT: Issue number two above.
I had no problems on my server or usb editions to change the views.
View> View Mode> All of them worked as expected.
Anyone else having problems?
EDIT: Virchanza after looking at your post a bit more and messing around I see what you are talking about.
Indeed this is a bug in konqueror. But there is a fix for it.
So the following links show more information about it. No need to duplicate what is already recorded.
The Bug report:
Ubuntu Forums Fix:
If you can test this great.
I will try it a bit later this evening when if I get the chance.