Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 443317
trashapplet does not update automatically when items are added/removed
Last modified: 2008-04-21 10:53:43 EDT
Description of problem:
The trashapplet icon on the GNOME panel does not automatically update when items
are added or removed to/from the Trash folder. You have to manually double
click on the trashapplet and open up the Trash folder in order for the icon to
update with the actual status of the Trash folder. When the Trash is empty and
you delete an item, the item will disappear, but the trashapplet still indicates
that the Trash is empty.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select a file on the Desktop
2. Hit the Delete key
The file disappears from the Desktop, but the icon on the trashapplet still
indicates that the Trash is empty. Similarly, if you drag an item from the
Trash back to the desktop, the trashapplet icon still indicates the presence of
The trashapplet icon should update to indicate that items exist in the trash.
Do you have anything suspicious in ~/.xsession-errors ?
I went to check this again this morning and now I am seeing the proper behavior.
Perhaps there was an update that required a restart of GNOME that caused the
odd behavior? I'll reopen this bug if I see it again.
Ok, closing it for now. Thanks !