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Recycle Bin?

Postby plowran on Sun Sep 16, 2007 7:46 pm

Hi Guys.
Just wondering how to get the recycle bin on my desktop.
Thanks
Phil
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Postby Husse on Mon Sep 17, 2007 5:29 am

Simpler than you think :)
Menu>mintDesktop
and tick the right alternative
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Postby plowran on Mon Sep 17, 2007 6:02 pm

Im lost my man,
I dont see that anywhere
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Postby Husse on Tue Sep 18, 2007 6:48 am

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Which version do you use - this is for gnome - don't know if it's different in the other versions
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Postby plowran on Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:48 am

Cassandra KDE Community Edition
Is the version im using, I finally got my damn iPod working last night so i think the menu icon and the recycle bin are the only 2 things left that are bugging me
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Postby plowran on Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:07 pm

Hey Husse
I got it on the desktop now I just cant get the icon to change when its full or not....
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Postby red-e-made on Wed Sep 19, 2007 7:19 pm

plowran wrote:Hey Husse
I got it on the desktop now I just cant get the icon to change when its full or not....


I'm genuinely curious to know - and others can feel welcome to offer their own opinions - what the advantages of using Trash are, as opposed to just straight-up deleting something?

Before you answer, keep in mind that I'm aware it can be used as a temporary back-up folder - copy it, paste into Trash, *then* delete the original, and if it screws things up, you can always restore the copied item in the Trash.

However, you can also simply back-up said files onto flash drives, or even into separate folders on your machine, rather than use Trash. Why let it be an unnecessary lay-over area for items moving from your machine into the great abyss? How can your Trash ever "get full"?

Seriously, just curious here.
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Postby LostOverThere on Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:44 am

Uh, all I know is in KDE to get the Trash you create a link to trash:/.

I'm no help here, guys.
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Postby Husse on Thu Sep 20, 2007 6:01 am

The benefit of trash - and a great one - is that if you delete a file by mistake it's there
I empty my trash before it's too crowded and I consider if any file should not have been deleted
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Postby Tzi on Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:38 am

on the subject of trash... I deleted some things off an NTSC partition, and went to the trash only to find an icon for the complete partiton in there.

If I click empty trash.. will it wipe the drive?? :? :oops:
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Postby deadguy on Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:55 am

you can right click on your panel, select add applet to panel and
choose trash to put the trash icon on your panel in Cassandra kde.

(good spot for it I thought)
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Postby Husse on Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:55 pm

@ Tzi
Examine the icon - it's probably just a link but if it's the disk itself.....
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