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Old 05-02-2011, 09:45 AM   #1
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The trash has reached its maximum size! Cleanup the trash manually.


when i want to delete a file to go to my trash there is a warning message that i get,it is as follows:"The trash has reached its maximum size!
Cleanup the trash manually."
what is the possible solution to this problem,i am using kubuntu!!
 
Old 05-02-2011, 09:53 AM   #2
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The option? Take out the trash...
In Gnome it's super easy, right-click, select "empty trash" - unless there's a "gotcha" you did not mention here...

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Old 05-02-2011, 11:56 AM   #3
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actually my trash is empty
 
Old 05-02-2011, 01:52 PM   #4
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Wow, now, that is a detail you should have mentioned first

Lemme see ... tried this?

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rm -rf ~/.Trash/*
as root from the console?

Lemme know how this turns out!

Thor

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Old 05-02-2011, 02:01 PM   #5
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In kubuntu, Trash is located at
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/home/username/.local/share/Trash/
Kind regards
 
Old 05-02-2011, 02:05 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Thor_2.0 View Post
Lemme see ... tried this?

Code:
rm -rf ~/.Trash/*
as root from the console?
What would the .Trash directory in root's home directory have to do with it?

The XDG location for Trash, which both GNOME and KDE adhere to, is ~/.local/share/Trash Have a look in there. There should be two directories in there, one containing files and one containing metadata that indicates when the files in ~/.local/share/Trash/files was put in there and where it was before it was put in there. Worth
 
Old 05-02-2011, 03:54 PM   #7
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What would the .Trash directory in root's home directory have to do with it?
Ehrm...typo...my answer and that of repo's should be combined...

Eek, sorry. I do assume the "regular user" will not have the permissions to do this, hence the "root" bit, OP should gain root access first, then do this, to the proper trash can of course...

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Old 05-15-2011, 10:58 AM   #8
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solved the delete trash manually problem

i actually went to /home/eric/.local/Trash....then i deleted the Trash folder. it actually worked!!
the command did not work for me.
 
Old 02-04-2012, 01:28 PM   #9
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my solution

went into trash setup, increased the size of the trash bin, and hit apply....all good now
 
  


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