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Old 12-31-2003, 06:12 PM   #1
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Where Is My Trash?


I run Mandrake if it makes a difference.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 06:26 PM   #2
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You mean like the "recycle bin" in windows? There is none.

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Old 12-31-2003, 06:38 PM   #3
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Oh, When i right-click files to "delete", it moves them to the trash. This "trash" is nonexistent?
 
Old 12-31-2003, 06:52 PM   #4
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The "Trash" (Recycle Bin) does exist, but only in a GUI environment (like KDE).

In KDE, if you delete files using the file browser (Konqueror), these files are moved to the Trash.
However, if you delete files at the command line using the rm command, these files are not moved to the trash, they are deleted.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 07:01 PM   #5
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In that case, where is it located?
 
Old 12-31-2003, 07:15 PM   #6
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ya.. I just installed Mandrake 9.2 / KDE 3.1, about few days ago and just noticed after seeing this message that the trash is missing. I use KDE 3.1. But trash was there with the version of KDE that came with Mandrake 8.2 . Now I put 9.2 where'd it go??
 
Old 12-31-2003, 07:20 PM   #7
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If you are using KDE, the Trash is located in your HOME directory under Desktop/Trash.
For example: /home/thorman82/Desktop/Trash

If it is not there, go to the KDE Control Panel. Under System Administration, click on Paths.
The path to the trash should be specified.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 07:28 PM   #8
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Found it, thanks for all the help.
 
Old 01-01-2004, 04:42 AM   #9
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If you can follow instructions well, check out libtrash - it provides a system wide trash can library, no matter what you are doing, it'll save anything you delete. Unfortunatly, it requires compiling a library, and installing it correctly, and doing some config editing. Also, it requires you to install and cron a perl script to clean out trash to make sure it doesn't become really really bloated

But, it you are up to it, give it a try, it works just as advertised, I love it.

-Chris
 
Old 01-01-2004, 07:40 AM   #10
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Aaaahhhh I dont need that one. I just want plain trash. lol....
Accroding to Mathieu's instructions I found it....


Thanks............
 
  


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