Kingston Flash Drives

marbux marbux at
Thu Jan 13 10:07:42 UTC 2011

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:58 PM, RiverWind <riverwind at> wrote:

 The error was to the effect that the deletion could not take place,
> because my media was "read only." This being a flash drive, which
> is designed for the import and export of files on a highly regular
> basis, it should not become "read only" media. How would I go about
> correcting this? I do not even know how this change took place. I
> was not even able to go into the waist folder and delete items one-
> by-one.

Try opening a console and use sudo to gain root privileges before
trying to delete the files. I suspect your system is set such that
root privileges are required to empty the trash.

Best regards,


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