[kde-linux] Problems with user account Trash

joseph lockhart jwl_andlovesaidno at yahoo.com
Mon Jan 14 18:57:19 UTC 2008

--- James Richard Tyrer <tyrerj at acm.org> wrote:

> I have a reoccurring problem with "Trash".  I right
> click on the DeskTop 
> icons and select "Empty Trash Can" and the icon
> doesn't change.  So, I 
> try it again and I get a strange error message.
> I have found the problem, there are files in:
> $HOME/.local/share/Trash 
> which are not owned by the user account that $HOME
> belongs to.
> If I open a Konsole and:
> chown -R <user>:<user> $HOME/.local/share/Trash*
> and then try to empty the trash again, it works.
> Anybody else have this issue?
> Is this a configuration issue?  or should I report
> it as a bug?
> -- 

is it possible that you sent something to the trash
while running root/kdesu? 


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