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Old 10-05-2008, 03:59 PM   #1
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Question Trash Icon

My Icon for the trash vanished a few days ago. How do I get it back?
It is gone in both KDE and GNOME. I'm not new to Linux, have been using it for 8 years or so now. I can make a Icon called Trash, but it will not work correctly. I can see the Trash in the file manager so it is still working...just no Icon on the desktop....?

Thanks Eldon

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Old 10-06-2008, 12:40 AM   #2
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This may be too simple a question because you have tried this, but have you right clicked in the panel and selected +ADD TO PANEL ? There should be a trash can available that works.
Old 10-06-2008, 07:11 AM   #3
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in kde, right click the kicker panel and select "Add applet to panel" Scroll down to the trash icon, click add to panel or drag the icon to the desktop if you want a shortcut there.
Old 10-07-2008, 06:03 AM   #4
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Talking Trash Can

Thanks for the help. I have added it to the panel with no trouble, but not able to move it to the desktop...but no big deal at least I have it back. Again thanks for the help.



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