[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#677725: Bug#677725: Bug#677725: thunar: deleting files on removable media uses a trash with no command to empty it
corsac at debian.org
Sat Jun 16 14:58:25 UTC 2012
On sam., 2012-06-16 at 16:30 +0200, Yann Dirson wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 16, 2012 at 04:03:45PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On sam., 2012-06-16 at 15:35 +0200, Yann Dirson wrote:
> > > Package: thunar
> > > Version: 1.2.3-3
> > > Severity: normal
> > >
> > > Managing files on removable media is quite awkward: when files are
> > > deleted from thunar, they are just moved to a .Trash-$UID at the root
> > > of the media, similarly to what's done in the user's home dir. But in
> > > this case, there is no per-removable trash icon to see what's trashed
> > > and purge it. There is no "empty removable media's trash" command in
> > > context menu either.
> > >
> > > Heavy user of Thunar, have to use a workaround, like using
> > > cut-and-paste to their home/desktop/whatever, and use "delete file"
> > > from there - quite awkward, really :}
> > >
> > Just empty the trash?
> "Empty the trash" from the trash's context menu only empties the trash
> located in the user's homedir, not any of the trashes on removable
> media - at least, not the in which Thunar moves deleted stuff on
> removable media...
I beg to differ. I just tried to delete a file from a removable device
(it's moved to the trash, which is in .Trash-$uid folder), then emptied
the trash: the file /does/ get removed from the trash correctly.
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