Re: incoming dir
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Op donderdag 27 maart 2003 19:57, schreef Ralf Nolden:
> On Thursday 27 March 2003 14:51, Casper Gielen wrote:
> > Hello,
> > does anyone now if the directory ~/incoming is treated special in any
> > way? My problem is that I have trouble copying stuff there. If I
> > drag&drop files to it, the "copy, move, link" menu does not appear. If I
> > rightclick a file to use the "copy to" quick menu's, the "copy here" menu
> > entry of the dir ~/incoming is greyed out. This only happens with
> > ~/incoming. symlinks to this dir do not have the problem. Renaming the
> > dir makes it work as well. CTRL+C & CTRL+V doesn't work either.
> > If I go a directory up (to ~), and then drop files on ~/incoming, it
> > works. If I edit my config files so the "last used locations" of "copy
> > to" contains ~/incoming it also works. From the commandline there is no
> > problem.
> > Does anyone have any clue on what's happening?
> do you mean ~/public_html ?
No, ~/incoming. And not just in my homedir, but also for other users.
It is fixed now, by a reboot (*gasp*). Only reloading KDE didn't help,
changing runlevels didn't either. But after the system was rebooted,
everything was back to normal.
My theory is that it was somehow caused by a temporary X file, that got wiped
after the reboot. It's a sucky theorie, but I the only other thing I can
think of is a freaky kernel bug.
It's gone now, so unless somebody else suffers from the same problem, forget
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