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Old 06-25-2004, 02:14 PM   #1
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padlocks on my desktop folders

simple but yet stupid question

why is there little red padlocks on my desktop folders?
how can i remove them?
a step by step info would be nice ( so i don't screw up my system)


any ideas?
Old 06-25-2004, 02:38 PM   #2
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Are you part of the root group? Remove yourself from that. If that doesn't work, I've read reinstalling gnome-vfs sometimes works.


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