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    hi guy's,
    hoping you can throw some light on this one for me,a file apeared in my home file recently ( kqn3aq925l ) if i try to view it's contents my desktop freezes
    properties show as undetermined and it refuses all attempt's to be deleted,any idea's would be appreciated,thank's

    im running 11.4 celadon

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    Delete it as root with
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    sudo rm -f /path/to/the/file

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    im running 11.4 celadon
    That's an old OS! Why aren’t you using a current version? If you're connected to the internet, you have a big security risk on your hands!

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    thank's for reply deano,
    ive tried that option but and the terminal is working at it for 40 min's now and not completed!!!
    but i cant get inside it to view how big it actualy is!
    to answer your second question i installed 13.1 32bit and it's far to slow.....yes i do need a newer pc but im presently unemployed and cant afford it cheer's

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    Quote Originally Posted by diamond1902 View Post
    thank's for reply deano,
    ive tried that option but and the terminal is working at it for 40 min's now and not completed!!!
    but i cant get inside it to view how big it actualy is!
    to answer your second question i installed 13.1 32bit and it's far to slow.....yes i do need a newer pc but im presently unemployed and cant afford it cheer's
    If you use ls -lh you can get the size of the file
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    On 4/26/2014 5:16 AM, deano ferrari wrote:
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    >> im running 11.4 celadon

    > That's an old OS! Why aren’t you using a current version? If you're
    > connected to the internet, you have a big security risk on your hands!
    >
    >


    openSUSE 11.4 is still supported by the Evergreen project until July. At least you should switch to Evergreen.

    See: https://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Eve...#Communication
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    Quote Originally Posted by diamond1902 View Post
    thank's for reply deano,
    ive tried that option but and the terminal is working at it for 40 min's now and not completed!!!
    but i cant get inside it to view how big it actualy is!
    to answer your second question i installed 13.1 32bit and it's far to slow.....yes i do need a newer pc but im presently unemployed and cant afford it cheer's
    Test 12.3

    I have been using it on several *really old* computers. Might work for you.
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