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Hello. Recently I put a game folder on Mint from a CD. Now I want it gone and deleted... Every time I try to delete it from the Trash it says I have insufficient privileges. So I took it out and typed
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chmod g+w (foldername)
It worked but then when I put it back in the trash bin I still can't delete it with the same error...Any help?Thanks in advance!
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Put (foldername) into your /home. Then open a terminal and type:
sudo rm -r foldername
That should do it.
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I've had this problem when a folder had a little padlock icon next to it. If you have this problem, just right click and go into properties, then under permissions change the "owner" option to "create and delete files" or something like that. Then, click "apply changes to all subfolders" and you will be able to delete the entire thing. =)
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