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Old 10-06-2003, 10:07 AM   #16
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Don't reinstall... that's a windows fix

Create another user and see if the icon is messed up there (though I don't believe it will be) If every thing is ok in the new user kde desktop the the problem is with your personal kde settings.

You haven't stated if you tried changing the icon through the properties dialog box after right-clicking the trash when it's full.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 10:42 AM   #17
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iv created another user, yes it works fine, but in my main root user, it doesnt do the trash thingy, hwoever i figured out how to confirm, but the icon wont change, also iv tried changing it using properties when its empty and full,

when its emtpy i select an emtpy icon

when its full i select a ful icon

when i empty the bin when it has somethin in it, i have to chang the icon bak to empty using properties,

:-( how can i reset my personal KDE settings ??
 
Old 10-06-2003, 10:56 AM   #18
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DUDE stop

don't log on as root

don't make big changes as root
as they will affect your entire sysem

log on as NORMAL user

your stuff works and
you won't break your box

DO NOT regulary login as ROOT

this is really bad procedure

EDIT
when you NEED to install packages or do something important

like upgradeing something

open a terminal and type su and your password then log back in as normal user when finished


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Old 10-06-2003, 11:00 AM   #19
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but in my main root user, it doesnt do the trash thingy
I hope this doesn't mean you are logging in as root as your main account.

NEVER NEVER NEVER log in as root for regular use. If your new user account works as advertized, just use that one as the main account and as you learn more about linux you can fix the other one. If you have been logging in as root as your main account, just leave it as it is. It doesn't matter much and it will be one more reminder that you shouldn't be logging in as root.

If you need to do something requiring root privilages, become a super user from the console.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 11:01 AM   #20
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he he he ....

great minds think alike....
 
Old 10-06-2003, 11:03 AM   #21
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I think we've located the problem

needs to spend serious time with the manual
 
Old 10-06-2003, 01:11 PM   #22
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ok i can create a normal user, but i stil wunt the recycle bin fixd in the root access :-(
 
Old 10-06-2003, 01:13 PM   #23
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maybe its not broken
maybe when you delete stuff as root
it really does delete it
 
Old 10-06-2003, 01:59 PM   #24
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can u check it for me plz ?
 
Old 10-06-2003, 05:15 PM   #25
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?? i use root all the time ?? wots the problem ??
 
Old 10-06-2003, 06:09 PM   #26
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[sigh]

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?? i use root all the time ?? wots the problem ??

Problem #1

Your spelling makes you look lazy and ignorant regardless of how l33t you may think you are. (unless this is not your language, then I apologize)


Problem #2

To even ask this question means you have no clue. You need to get one. Read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I know this sounds harsh, but this will help you. If you are not willing, go back to windows.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 06:23 PM   #27
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Franklin

ignore him
he's ignoring you
 
Old 10-06-2003, 06:45 PM   #28
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Ya know, every time I decide to help, I end up in a thread like this.....

Maybe it's me


Hey just noticed - you're half-way to guru

1/2 congrats.......

Last edited by Franklin; 10-06-2003 at 06:48 PM.
 
Old 10-06-2003, 08:51 PM   #29
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no where near guru

only built the box at christmas
had no idea how any thing worked
still don't

read the manuals tho

2 linux books on the shelf
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it just works out that way
 
Old 10-06-2003, 08:59 PM   #30
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hey, i like logging in as root, and mi not stupid to download any virus, neevr had a virus in my life u no, on windows, its actually quite surprising, i hav mesed about with the settings,

i wonder if theres somethin similar to scanreg / restore in linux ........
neway im in as root now, tryin 2 install IE 5 for WINE, in redhat 9,

havin sum probs, then im goin in as a normal user
 
  


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