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Old 02-01-2010, 10:00 PM   #1
thameera
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Unable to go to Trash


Hello,

I'm using Ubuntu 9.10. From several days my Trash icon is disappeared from the bar. The real problem is that I cannot even access Trash from nautilus. When I click Trash in the sidebar, it says "The folder contents could not be displayed: Sorry, could not display the contents of 'trash': operation not supported"

I really need to visit trash since i deleted an important directory by accident and need to recover it from trash. Can someone help fix this issue?

Thanks!
 
Old 02-01-2010, 10:45 PM   #2
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Getting a new 'Trash' applet :

Right click on a panel > "Add to panel" > > Trash can.


The " trashed " files can also be found in
/home/"username"/.local/share/Trash/files/
.. if the files are not already deleted, when the
Trash can disappeared.
.....
 
Old 02-01-2010, 10:52 PM   #3
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From your home folder, type on the terminal:
Code:
cd .local/share/Trash
What surprises me is that, when I did
Code:
locate trash
The actual location of Trash folder didn't show up ??

Last edited by TheIndependentAquarius; 02-01-2010 at 10:55 PM.
 
Old 02-01-2010, 11:12 PM   #4
thameera
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Getting a new 'Trash' applet :

Right click on a panel > "Add to panel" > > Trash can.


The " trashed " files can also be found in
/home/"username"/.local/share/Trash/files/
.. if the files are not already deleted, when the
Trash can disappeared.
.....
Thanks! I could restore my deleted files, but still I am not able to go to Trash folder using nautilus. Also the Trash icon does not come to the panel even though I followed the above procedure.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 07:13 AM   #5
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If you are using the default Gnome interface, try the instructions on this page. It worked for me when I had the same annoyance. This procedure adds the Trash shortcut back to your desktop.
 
  


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