Brasero wiped out all my files

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sat Jun 26 20:30:28 UTC 2010

On 26 June 2010 19:20, rbv <rajaramanbv at> wrote:
> On Saturday 26 June 2010 11:14 PM, Henry Dubb wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 11:30 AM, rbv <rajaramanbv at> wrote:
>> When i place my mouse over Trash, it shows there are items. When i open it
>> , it is empty already, nothing to empty manually. But it still shows items
>> inside.
> Go to the trash folder and ctrl h. Does anything show up.
>> My desktop picture gone, a black blue screen now.
>> Firefox was running at that time.  after the incident, Firefox lost all
>> the book marks, add ons,. Now it is running in a laboured way, earliar it
>> was smooth.
> If it deleted home this would make sense. My guess is its in trash but
> hidden.
> Just before i received your mail, i got an application BleachBit, from
> ubuntu software centre, and there was a provision for cleaning trash in it.
> I used it and it cleaned out the trash.

I am not sure why you have been so keen on emptying the trash, which
might have contained the data you lost (though hidden).

> Now it shows empty. But four disk
> squares remain next to trash.

Those are desks (ie desktops) not disks.  Ubuntu allows multiple desktops.

> You are right, it Brasero was showing the my home folder and branched out
> covering all.  Since i have not used Brasero before, there was not previous
> project, so i thought it was a formality.
> Thanking you
> rajaramanbv

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