[CentOS] Dumb question (KDE Trash Can)

Sat Apr 21 16:57:43 UTC 2007
Ross S. W. Walker <rwalker at medallion.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Mark Weaver
> Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2007 12:41 PM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Dumb question (KDE Trash Can)
> On Sat, 2007-04-21 at 12:14 -0400, Robert Spangler wrote:
> > On Sat April 21 2007 12:04, Mark Weaver wrote:
> > 
> > >  I've got a really dumb question. I seem to have lost my 
> Trash Can on my
> > >  KDE desktop and try and as I might I can't get it back. 
> Anyone have any
> > >  idea how I can create this again or get it back? It's on 
> the desktop as
> > >  it should be in Gnome, but has disappeared from the KDE desktop.
> > 
> > It's just a folder.  You can create a new one by right 
> clicking on your 
> > desktop and creating a folder.  Then point that folder to 
> > 
> > /home/<user>/Desktop/Trash
> > 
> yeah...um here's the rub.., I get the distinct impression it's not
> "just" another folder. you can create tons of folders anywhere on the
> filesystem and not one of them will behave the same way the 
> Trash folder
> does which leads me to believe there is something special 
> about it. For
> instance when you delete stuff it auto-magically goes into the "trash"
> folder. When you right click on it one of your choices is 
> "Empty Trash".
> So I'm pretty certain it's not just a folder.

Look in:


file: directory.Trash

If it exists edit it and make sure it is not hidden.



file: trash.desktop

Make sure it exists and isn't hidden.


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