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Old 03-15-2004, 10:22 AM   #1
nofear
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Angry problem with trash.. and some files


ok.. i'm new on linux.. i have installed and configured psybnc on my desktop. then i have moved psybnc folder to /home/nofear/psybnc and i wanted to delete the existing on on desktop.. but some files were unable to delete.. it says.. acces to /bla/bla/bla is not permitted.. so i clicked.. jump all.. ("Preskoci Vse" in slovenian language).. and now i wonder how to delete this files? i tryed chmod 707 psybnc .. and second problem.. it's the same.. i can delete the folder.. but.. i can't recycle my trash.. it says.. acces to .. is not permitted.. and so i can delete my files in trash.. can anyone help me?
 
Old 03-15-2004, 11:59 AM   #2
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You probably have a problem with permissions. From console do to one level higher than you have the permission problem, use su to become root and then run
chown -R nofear.nofear directory
It'll change owner of all files in the directory to 'nofear'. Then you should be able t delete them.
 
Old 03-15-2004, 12:06 PM   #3
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What I do when this happens is the following:
1) Open a konsole and login as root (type su)
2) Goto ~/Desktop/Trash/
3) Once in there type rm -rf *. Which means "remove -recursively forcedly all files and folders
4) Done.
 
Old 03-15-2004, 04:10 PM   #4
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ok i tryed both.. first..
[root@nofear Smeti]# chrow -R nofear /home/nofear/Desktop
bash: chrow: command not found
[root@nofear Smeti]#
doesn't work.. (i have mandrake linux 9.2)

and second..
[root@nofear Smeti]# rm -rf *.
[root@nofear Smeti]# rm -rf
nothing.. files are stile in trash.. :\
 
Old 03-15-2004, 04:11 PM   #5
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hehe ups.. i tryed again without . and worked.. thanks a lot but i still need to sole the first problem..
 
Old 03-15-2004, 04:19 PM   #6
nofear
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ok, i figured out the first one to.. i typed "rm -rf psybnc" and it was deleted.. thanks you guys ! ya r0x (the best page for newbies and other peoples..)
 
  


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