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Re: "debian" desktop item stopped working

On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 09:25:38PM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 04:01:45PM -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > I've been upgrading along with KDE in testing.
> > A few days ago, after the initial  upgrade to 3.2, I noticed a "debian"
> > icon on my KDE desktop.  Clicking it took me to a nice debian-kde
> > appropriate start page.
> > 
> > It's possible the icon had been there earlier and I just didn't notice
> > it.
> > 
> > Today I upgraded additional KDE packages, and now when I click the icon
> > I get "Unable to run the command specified.  The file or folder
> > file:/etc/kde3/debian/debian.html does not exist."
> The link to the old file is under $HOME/Desktop but the file itself was
> under /etc/kde3/debian/debian.html. Once the file was no longer being
> provided the link no longer worked but the link in the users home
> directory still exists. The solution would be for the user to just
> remove the link. Packages aren't allowed to modify/remove anything
> under $HOME.
> Chris
I suspected that might be the case.  But if packages aren't allowed to
modify $HOME/Desktop, how did the link get there in the first place?

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