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Re: [SLE] "My Computer" - Whazzat?
  • From: "Jerome R. Westrick" <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 18:25:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <1084379120.24493.9.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 18:21, Michael Nelson wrote:
> Since upgrading to 9.1 from 9.0 I have this annoying "My Computer" icon on
> my desktop that appears to do nothing useful.
> If I click on it it brings up Konqueror in a small window on the url
> "drives:/". But nothing shows in the window. If I right click on the
> window and try to create a new device it pops up the dialog to let me
> configure the device, but when I try to apply it, it says "Writing to drives
> is not supported".
> I have tried to research this, but "Konqueror" and "drives" and "My
> Computer" searches didn't help.
> What is this thing and what is it supposed to do?
It contains the "Magically Generated" Icons for Hotplugging devices
ie. USB/firewire cds/harddrives

> Thanks
> Michael

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