how to delete downloads

Asked by mathuranatha das on 2011-04-09

how to i delate saved downloads?thanks -mat

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2011-04-10
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2011-04-10

typo -delete

Andrew Constantine (andrewmc) said : #2

Go to Places > Downloads and right click what you want to remove and then "Move to trash"

Thanks for the quick reply .Ok - when i move the cursor over the file I want to remove a box forms around it . When I right click the box turns white while the right mouse button is depressed and returns to normal when released .Thats all that happens . No menu of options appears at all .Same on all downloads.Left click opens them - but still no option for deleting the open file seem to be available. Thanks ---mat

David Jones (dj) said : #4

  Do you have skype enabled? if so disable it and try it again.

   David
   in TN

No skype is not installed.I wonder whether It would be difficult to reinstall Ubuntu , if that might fix it?

mycae (mycae) said : #6

Which version of ubuntu are you using?

You may want to read about file management in chapter 4 of this book (the PDF is free):
http://www.ubuntupocketguide.com/download_main.html

Whilst reinstalling ubuntu would work, its a bit like knocking down your house to empty the bin.

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