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Old 09-17-2016, 08:19 PM   #1
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a confusing number of choices for deleting a file in Puppy


From time to time I am using Slacko Puppy on a disk. I was surprised the first time I went to delete a file, and was presented with four options: Cancel, No, Yes, and Quiet.

"Cancel" and "No" seemed synonymous (or am I missing something?) but what in the world is "Quiet"?
 
Old 09-17-2016, 08:45 PM   #2
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Quiet?

I'd think it would or should be quit:-
 
Old 09-17-2016, 09:04 PM   #3
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If you put your mouse pointer over each choice. You get some info on what it does.
 
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:05 PM   #4
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EDIT: ooops, sorry: The above correct answer was posted
while I was writing/rambling all this!
(I don't use "GUI" GraphicalUser, only terminal CommandLineInterface)

Hi! I hope you don't mind me asking a question, about specifics...
What [exact] command? (that you ran to get this? CLI/GUI?)
What was the *exact message* it asked (so I can web-search it *in quotes*, to get an exact match)

I'd think:
'no' means leave just this one alone, but continue
'quiet' means stop asking this y/n/q/c for every file
'cancel' means end/exit this command (like crl-C)

...reminds me of an old Windoze ...

Maybe try
\rm ...... (the initial backslash is a bash/shell 'thing')

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Old 09-18-2016, 08:25 PM   #5
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Thank you Rokytnji. Nothing happens when my pointer hovers over the choices, but now at least I know what distinguishes them.
 
  


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