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Re: [SLE] "My Computer" - Whazzat?
  • From: Michael Nelson <michaelnel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 09:56:32 -0700
  • Message-id: <20040512165632.GA4429@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 06:25:20PM +0200, Jerome R. Westrick wrote:
> 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

OK thanks. That's what it's *supposed* to contain. Mine contains nothing,
and I'd like to fix it.

Michael

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