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novkhan 05-29-2004 01:43 PM

Root Icon Problem.
 
Goodday!

OS: Redhat 9

Root folder icon on desktop not working.

When i double click on it, nothing happens.

How do i solve this prob and what is the cause of it?

Thankyou.

XavierP 05-29-2004 02:14 PM

What is this "root folder icon"? I don't remember seeing this when I installed RH9

novkhan 06-04-2004 05:07 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by XavierP
What is this "root folder icon"? I don't remember seeing this when I installed RH9
I use KDE.
When i installed Redhat 9 , this is this folder on the desktop by default.
The folder with a name of "Root folder" on it.
The path is " /root "

Now When i Dbl Click on it, it doesnt response !

Can you help by explaining in detail on how

XavierP 06-04-2004 05:24 AM

Are you logged in as root or as a normal user?

novkhan 06-04-2004 02:35 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by XavierP
Are you logged in as root or as a normal user?
root

And the icon name is "Root Home" not "Root" :D soory abt that!

XavierP 06-04-2004 02:41 PM

Did you set up a normal user? Running as root is very unsafe. Root's home directory is /root - check the properties of the icon to see where it points to and post back the results.


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