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Old 10-01-2018, 04:59 AM   #16
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Yes, I have already checked it, thx.
 
Old 10-04-2018, 02:17 AM   #17
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thanks

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You need to install a different package:
sudo apt install xdg-user-dirs

and then execute this command which is a part of xdg-user-dirs:
xdg-user-dirs-update
worked as described thanks
 
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Old 10-14-2018, 04:33 AM   #18
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Thanks very much Walter!
 
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Old 10-22-2018, 01:09 PM   #19
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Now the folders should be created.
follow up: the folders Documents, Downloads, Pictures, Public, Templates and Videos were created by following your previous instructions as i said before. only to find out a week later that for some strange reason Documents, Public and Templates won't allow me to use them. i can't drag and drop another folder into Documents. i can't cut and paste into it. i even just tried to create a new folder inside and it wouldn't do so.

i don't recall having done anything in the past week that would...

then it occurred to me. ls -l showed that all three were created as being owned by and in the root group. a quick sudo chown fixed that, but i thought it might be helpful to leave a note here in case anyone else stumbles into that problem
 
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Old 10-22-2018, 01:22 PM   #20
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Good point
 
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Old 10-22-2018, 01:27 PM   #21
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BTW, cordx, have you been also on old Bodhi forum? I am not sure I can remember your nick from there.
 
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Old 10-22-2018, 01:39 PM   #22
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BTW, cordx, have you been also on old Bodhi forum? I am not sure I can remember your nick from there.
if i recall correctly, i was registered there. i think i started with 4.4 (if there was such a thing) about 18 months ago, but at the time had very limited internet access. it wasn't until i borked my 4.5 install and decided to get 5 that i checked in and found the forum was gone. originally i checked out the subreddit, but found this space to be more active
 
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Old 10-22-2018, 02:12 PM   #23
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So what else is needed to make them active then please?
 
Old 10-22-2018, 02:15 PM   #24
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So what else is needed to make them active then please?
to make what active? the new folders?
 
Old 10-22-2018, 02:15 PM   #25
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Yes.
 
Old 10-22-2018, 02:22 PM   #26
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i used chown to change the owner. because they were originally root, i had to use sudo. so it was:

Code:
sudo chown -hR user:user Documents Public Templates
where user was my username so you would put your own in there
 
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Thanks.
 
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Old 10-22-2018, 02:24 PM   #28
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my pleasure i hope it helps
 
  


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