digikam won't let me delete files - "could not rename file ..."

Menachem Shapiro menachem.shapiro at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 05:18:19 UTC 2006

On 12/11/06, Menachem Shapiro <menachem.shapiro at gmail.com> wrote:
> B"H
> Hello
> I installed digikam (as well as a bunch of related packages) to my
> computer running Ubuntu Edgy.
> When I try to delete a file, I get an error saying "could not rename
> file FILENAME" (where FILENAME is the name of the file). By default
> the permissions for the file are 644, but even changing them to 777
> made no difference.

I was able to solve the problems by following this tip in KDE's bug
tracking system for digicam:

I guess KDE programs expect to find the trash in ~/Desktop/Trash while
Ubuntu has the trash in ~/.Trash.


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