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Old 08-22-2012, 06:14 AM   #1
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Inode Cannot Be Deleted ??


I realize that the files in /usr/share/kde4/apps cannot be deleted after I attempt to delete /usr/share/kde4/apps/kopete.

Why is this so?
 
Old 08-22-2012, 12:00 PM   #2
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one reason can be a process is still using the file you try to delete. use lsof command and see if a file in that folder is used by any process. if so stop / kill that process and try to delete the inode
 
Old 08-22-2012, 12:52 PM   #3
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1) Check if you are logged in as root cmd 'whoami'
2) look for attribtes of the file using 'lsattr <file-name>
BTW, I am not able to understand what you are trying to do. IMHO you should be using a package manager to make sure that you are deleting only the files that you need.
 
  


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