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Debian :: Full But Empty Trashcan - Same Message Again


I'm on Debian 6.0
and 4 TB of HDD
Compaq Presario 9000

My problem is all of a sudden get a message on deleting files that the trashcan has reached its full capacity and needs to be emptied manually. After emptying the trashcan in Dolphin I still can't delete the files I want and get the same message again and again. I have shut down the computer before, but today that didn't seem to help at all. Also it seems a bit drastic to shut down the machine everytime this happens. Is there perhaps another 'manual' way of emptying the trashcan? I have found a post recommending to rm -in my case- the directory in question in the terminal, which worked, but it doesn't solve the trashcan problem.


View 4 Replies (Posted: 2011-06-01 22:51)

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