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I use Terminal a lot. And just recently noticed this line popping in right after I stop being root (after i type exit).

/bin/rm: cannot remove `/run/user/root/gvfs': Is a directory

Why/What is this stand from?

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Does this affect somehow my system's functionality (as I didn't noticed)?

  • If so, How can I fix this?
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Possibly duplicate of rm: cannot remove `/run/user/root/gvfs': Is a directory –  meskobalazs Jul 24 '13 at 18:25
    
In my case is /bin/rm:... instead of rm:.... Not sure if this is a big difference, but this is exactly why I couldn't see this post from the search engine... –  Gediminas Jeremiah Gudelis Jul 24 '13 at 18:31
    
it is the same, /bin is in the PATH :) –  meskobalazs Jul 24 '13 at 18:33
    
I understood that the same problem, even the solution is the same. But I just could not find it, as nor Head nor Body have this PATH. AskUbuntu (google as well I assume) search engine did not give me any results... Sorry for the duplicate. Should I delete this question and improve the other (older) one? –  Gediminas Jeremiah Gudelis Jul 24 '13 at 18:42
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According to this Launchapad bug report you should run

umount /run/user/root/gvfs

before exiting.

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Do I have to run this every time before exiting terminal? –  Gediminas Jeremiah Gudelis Jul 24 '13 at 18:33
    
Well, hopefully no –  meskobalazs Jul 24 '13 at 18:34
    
Nope, It worked for many times since once typed this in... Thank you. –  Gediminas Jeremiah Gudelis Jul 24 '13 at 18:44
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