How to delete empty left side program folder

Asked by Rob

In the gconf-editor I have under /apps 2 program f-spot folders. One is ok and consists subfolders and info, but the other is totally empty (probably leftover from a previous install) and gives always this warning:
"An error occurred while loading or saving configuration information for gconf-editor. Some of your configuration settings may not work properly."

How can I delete the obsolete f-spot folder ?

Thanks in advance a solution.

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Gabriel Ruiz (anakron) said :

You can do it if you have access to the folder:

sudo rm /apps/f-spotfolderorthepaththatyouknow/ -R

And that is all. I dont know if I answered correctly your question.

See you!

Gabriel Ruiz
ConcepciĆ³n, Chile

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Rob (fryrfxmjpkvw) said :

Thanks, but it didn solved my problem.

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Best Gabriel Ruiz (anakron) said :

You can remove completely f-spot with synaptic and then make:

updatedb ---> this command update the database of your computer

locate f-spot ----> this other command "locate" anything that contain in his path or his name the word that you
                       wanna find. You can use it in this way if you wanna filter results (the word home is a filter, you can
                        change it : locate f-pot | grep home

If your problem continue. erase all the folders that are called like f-spot and then install it.

See you

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Rob (fryrfxmjpkvw) said :

Gabriel, thanks a lot , I used your methods and the problem is solved now.

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Gabriel Ruiz (anakron) said :

Thanks you for making this questions. Its the best way to meet people and get the faster answer. If we dont have a community, we will not grow.

Thanks Rob, continue making Questions!