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Old 11-11-2005, 03:21 PM   #1
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Non-existent network shares won't disappear

Using openSUSE 10.0 w/ gnome.

Everything is running great (except for a GRUB problem, but I'm working on that... may see another post on that soon. ) except for one annoying thing.

I got to playing around as soon as I was done installing and tried to connect to a hidden c$ share on the other computer in the place. Didn't work the first time, so I tried again.

Now I have, on my desktop, 2 network shares. None of them work. But I can't get rid of them. If I try and trash them I get "You cannot move the volume "cshare" to the trash. If you want to unmount the volume, please use 'Unmount Volume' in the popup menu of the volume."

If I right-click, the 'Unmount Volume' option isn't there. So I figured I'd try moving it to a folder out of the way until I figured it out. But then when I tried that I got that the files didn't exist. They're not visible in my folder, they don't appear when I do a locate on them. But they're still sitting on my desktop annoying the hell out of me.
Old 11-11-2005, 04:13 PM   #2
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Okay... so I have been mucking around. I see the two shares inside ~/.nautilus/metafiles/x-nautilus-desktop:%2F%2F%2F.xml

It's just an XML file with all of my icons on it. I deleted the entries for the two shares. Logged out. Logged in and they were still there. I tried the same thing but logged in as root. Same thing.

If I solve it... I'll post the solution. If anyone has any suggestions, I'm all eyes.
Old 11-11-2005, 04:40 PM   #3
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Fixed it.

Inside ~/.gconf/desktop/gnome/connected_servers there were numbered ('1','2',etc) folders. In each folder was an xml file that held the connection info. I simply deleted those folders in there and logged out/back in and all was right in the world.


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