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Trash Can on your Kicker Panel

Novell Cool Solutions: Tip
By Scott M. Morris

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Posted: 13 Sep 2005

Applies to:

  • Platforms using KDE 3.4

Here's a fun tip I thought I'd share. Hopefully, someone will find it useful. It is things like this that remind me of why I totally love Linux. That said, did you know that you can put your trash can into your kicker panel?

Right click on the kicker panel, select ADD TO PANEL, then APPLET, and finally TRASH:

Now, even when your entire desktop is covered with windows or whatever, you still have access to your trashcan. Click on the trashcan icon now in your kicker panel. You can empty the trash, open it, or view its properties without having to minimize all your windows:

This cool feature of KDE is an example of why I really love it as a desktop.

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