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Old 03-19-2004, 04:35 AM   #1
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Unhappy Trash Can Up And Dis...


my trashcan and /home directory links have been... ahem... vanished from my desktop. what do i do to restore their functionality?

thanks!
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:40 AM   #2
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How did they dissapear?
 
Old 03-19-2004, 04:41 AM   #3
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This is for Mandrake 10, should be similar for other distros though...

Right click desktop, Create New, File, Link to Application.

Click the image under General to change the desktop image...

Click the Application tab, in the box labeled command type (with the single quotes):

'/home/YOUR USER NAME/Desktop/Trash'

Voila trash can is back.
 
Old 03-19-2004, 06:07 AM   #4
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Quote:
Click the Application tab, in the box labeled command type (with the single quotes):

'/home/YOUR USER NAME/Desktop/Trash'

Voila trash can is back.
Nope!

Tried that, linking to both hidden files on my desktop:

/home/***/.gnome-desktop/.trash
and
/home/***/.gnome-desktop/.trash.desktop

Didn't work. I recently switched from gnome to KDE. When I first logged into KDE, it had the default desktop. So I switched the desktop path to my old gnome one (which worked very well) the only exception being that the trash and home dir links stopped working at the time of the switch.

I would like to have a functional icon for /home and trash on the desktop and don't think that it's too complicated a request. Just am retard and can't figure it out.

Those paths are as follows:


Desktop: /home/***/.gnome-desktop/
Trash: /home/***/.gnome-desktop/.trash/
Autostart: /home/***/.kde/Autostart/
Documents: /home/ns/


Anyone?


Thanks!

Last edited by opioid; 03-19-2004 at 06:08 AM.
 
Old 03-19-2004, 06:09 AM   #5
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re:autopsy

Autopsy,

That's a good question. I think you'll find the answer in the above post. It's not that it disappeared really, but the new gui f'ed the links all up.


O
 
Old 05-12-2004, 05:35 PM   #6
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Just delete something in KDE or GNOME and Trashcan should reapear itself I think this works
 
Old 05-12-2004, 05:51 PM   #7
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try this:

menu > system tools > configuration editor > expand apps > expand nautilus > click desktop > then in the right screen make sure that home_icon_visible and trash_icon_visible are checked.

Hope if works

Mark
 
  


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