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Old 03-25-2005, 06:43 PM   #1
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Exclamation Deleted Trash Icon By Mistake, What Now?

Greetings all:

I just deleted my trash icon off my desktop by mistake, I was trying to delete multiple files off of my desktop and deleted my trash as well. Is there a way that I can create a new icon or retrieve the old one?

Thanks in advance.
Old 03-26-2005, 01:16 AM   #2
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You should try playing with the path to it in Control Centre, System Administration, Paths, or maybe create a new folder Trash in your desktop directory. I don't know, just ideas.
Old 03-26-2005, 07:38 AM   #3
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open your home directory and click on the "Desktop" icon (/home/zhuangshi/Desktop)
drag the trash icon from the "Desktop" directory to the desktop,
select "copy here" from the pop up menu...
Old 03-26-2005, 08:34 AM   #4
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upon further review,
the suggestion in my previous post probably will not work.
since the trash icon was deleted off of the desktop, you will not see it in the "Desktop" directory bad
Old 03-26-2005, 08:58 AM   #5
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Right-click on an empty place on your desktop.
Select "Create New" > "Link to Location (URL)"

When that window opens fill in the following information:

File Name: Trash
Enter Link To Location (URL): trash:/

Click okay.
Apply the trash icon via the properties window.


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