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I am running Natty and I have the trashcan applet in one of my panels in Gnome and when I drag items to the trash can they get put into the panel instead. I can still put things in the trash can by right-clicking on them and moving them to trash. And I can click the trash can to view the items in it and empty it, but it always shows as full.

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One suggestion I have would be to check for hidden files within the trash can by pressing Ctrl+H to show these hidden files. As far as dragging items to the trash can, this is a good idea and you might want to propose it do someone who develops the Unity interface. You can find them on Launchpad here: https://launchpad.net/unity

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I'm not using Unity, just Gnome. I'm pretty sure you could drag items to the trash in 10.10. –  CaseyB Jun 16 '11 at 17:52
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+1 for checking hidden files! Thanks for that! –  CaseyB Jun 16 '11 at 17:52
    
@CaseyB If that fixed the problem, please accept the answer. Thanks. –  AJ00200 Jun 17 '11 at 16:39
    
It fixed part of the problem but since no one else has posted I'll accept it. –  CaseyB Jun 18 '11 at 5:18
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