[PLUG] PLUG Digest, Vol 81, Issue 33

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Jun 26 06:10:12 PDT 2011


On Sun, 26 Jun 2011, Robert Munro wrote:

> Just guessing, but it appears that the user 'pamela' once tried to copy
> some system files and directories and did not specify a destination, so
> they were copied to the ~/pamela directory, then they deleted those and
> that moved those files and directories to the ~/pamela/trash directory.

Robert,

   Quite likely.

> I'd just delete them all with rm /home/pamela/trash/* . Even if any are
> links to real system files and directories, that should just delete the
> links after asking for confirmation. Once you see that, you can Ctrl-C,
> then use rm -rf /home/pamela/trash/* .

   I'll look again today at this; I don't remember why I didn't delete them
before.

   Will report back with results.

Thanks,

Rich






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