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Re: [SLE] Desktop files
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 06:56:20 -0400
  • Message-id: <1122461780.19701.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 07:14 +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 7/26/05, Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Which files? If they start with a period (hidden files), they may be
> > > configuration files for various programs.
> >
> > ls /home/<user>/Desktop/ -lh
> >
> > FlashDrive.desktop
> > H_DRIVE.desktop
> > myComputer.desktop
> > OpenOffice.org.desktop
> > Printer.desktop
> > shredder.desktop
> > starthere.desktop
> > Support.desktop
>
> If you've gotten this far and not needed them, then you can go ahead
> and trash them. Store them for a little while in the trash bin before
> you delete them. Regarding the OO file, try opening OO after you trash
> the file to see if it complains.

Don't be surprised when you lose all of your desktop icons when you
delete these files. Make sure you have backups.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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