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Re: "No items in Trash" is lying to you



On Mon, 2007-11-19 at 02:11 -0500, David Boles wrote:
> Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 09:17 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> > 
> > Huh, running KDE and FC7 mine reports 28 items when I hover the icon.
> > Ric
> 
> 
> If I remember correctly (I don't/have not used this for a long time)
> the 'items' in Trash are only 'removed' from their original 'places' and
> are still 'there/here'. And can actually be restored. 
They are just being moved/backed-up to ~/.Trash, so you don't loose them
immediately. 

No idea what KDE does.

> As it is done in
> the Windows Recycle Bin. You have to 'empty' the trashcan to actually
> erase the files. *If* they still show up after that??? Don't know/can't say.
I'd say, check permissions on files in ~/.Trash

May-be you have files laying around with broken ownership/permissions in
~/Trash or have screwed up directory permissions on ~/ ($HOME)?

Ralf



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