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Re: F11 Trash Not Emptying



On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 2:13 AM, Beartooth TpBkR<beartooth comcast net> wrote:
>
>        Sometimes it tells me that certain things can't be removed (Error
> removing file: Permission denied) -- even though their owner is my userid
> -- and sometimes it just does nothing.
>
>        Ir I right click on one of the items in the trash, then on
> Properties, then on Permissions, it tells me I own it; but if I try to
> change group folder access, it says 'Sorry, could not change the
> permissions of "192.168.1.100": Operation not supported by backend.'
>
>        This happened once before, with F10 iirc, and that time I managed
> to get to the trash as root and deleted the stuff; but alas!, I can
> neither recall nor reconstruct how I did it. As root at /home/btth, if I
> do ls|grep Trash, I get no hits. Similarly at /home/btth/Desktop.

If I remember correctly, in the past I've succesfully dealt with a
similar-sounding situation on F9, by using chown or chmod on the file
tree under
~/.local/share/Trash/files


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