Linux Nautilus Trash Folder Stopped Working

The Nautilus Trash feature stopped working, so I could only delete a file completely, rather than move it to the trash.  Here’s what’s happening, and how to restore it.

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Lock File Location for OpenOffice LibreOffice when it says File is Locked for Editing

The file is located in the same folder as the document.  It’s named .~lock* so you need to make the hidden files visible to see it.

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Kindle Ebooks

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Opening a Dozen Email Boxes? Use Mozilla Thunderbird (and Donate)

If you need to read through a lot of email addresses, try Thunderbird. I’ve had over ten addresses in it, and it works pretty well. It also has an RSS reader that I rarely use, but it’s there. It’s my preferred client, and after a lot of use, I finally donated to the project.

https://donate.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/

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My Home Backup System (Triple Backups)

My hard drive is failing, and I’m about to replace it. That means it’s time to check the backups, to make sure they are functional. This short article describes my home backup system. You might find this useful for setting up your own backups. Continue reading

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