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Old 09-24-2008, 05:07 AM   #1
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where should I find the <trash> folder?

hallo, I'm usung hardy and I encountered a very very stupid problem ;-)

I erased some files probably as the root-user, and now my problem is that when I try to empty my user trash (appearing with the "full-side" icon), some files continue to remain into the trash because I'm not allowed to erase them.

This sound me as a bug (I should not be able to see other user deleted files into my trash), can I solve this problem? if someone help me finding out the Trash-folder, I could try a root access to that folder to erase them definitively.

thanks for waisting your time for me.
Old 09-24-2008, 05:21 AM   #2
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You'll find the solution in this LQ thread. The search function is quite useful.

The files can be found in the hidden directory ~/.local/share/Trash


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