[PLUG] System Files in User's Home Directory Trash

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Jun 26 15:49:16 PDT 2011


On Sun, 26 Jun 2011, Robert Munro wrote:

> ... and the subdirectories there, are links? I'd do ls -al on all of those
> (piped to less) to make sure.

   Yep. Looking at long directory listings is the first thing I did.

> Deleting a hard link or a soft link just deletes the link, I believe,
> not the file linked-to. I just tested that on my system here, but YMMV.

   Again, yep. Only the local copy went away.

   Blew away the ../Trash/files and ../Trash/info contents and rebooted.
Successfully. That takes care of this issue.

Thanks, Robert,

Rich



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