Network Folder

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jpbretired
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Network Folder

Postby jpbretired » Sun Jul 01, 2007 7:33 pm

Immediately after installing Cassandra after using Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 I found in my home directory a folder named "Network." It is owned by root and has nothing in it, so I tried to delete it in a root terminal with rmdir. I received the following message.

"Device or resource busy."

I can't move files into the "Network" folder or do anythng with it, even as root.

What is the folder for?

How can I hide it or delete it?
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Postby Husse » Mon Jul 02, 2007 6:25 am

You must have had /home on its own partition, a wise decision. The network folder must be a leftover from Feisty but why it's owned by root in home....
Seems like it's used by networking - try to turn off all networking before deleting it and sudo rm (or rmdir) is correct
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