Add Trashcan on Desktop

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You can choose to add the trashcan to kicker or to the desktop (default in MEPIS 7).

Add trashcan to kicker

  1. Right-click on kicker
  2. Add applet to panel
  3. Select "Trash"

Add trashcan on desktop

(Here is a simple method, similar to the instructions for adding a 'My Computer' icon on the desktop)

  1. Right-click the desktop
  2. Select "Create New --> Link to Location (URL)..."
  3. For name, enter "Trash" or any other name you like.
  4. For location, type:
    trash:/

(OR)

  1. Start kwrite (or any other text editor)
  2. Copy this code in editor
[Desktop Entry]
Comment=Contains removed files
EmptyIcon=trashcan_empty
Encoding=UTF-8
Icon=trashcan_full
Name=Trash
NoDisplay=false
OnlyShowIn=KDE
Type=Link
URL=trash:/

Save the file on desktop as trash.desktop

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