[lubuntu-devel] trash behavior (was: mouse scroll wheel behavior in pcmanfm-qt)

Walter Lapchynski wxl at ubuntu.com
Thu May 2 19:52:57 UTC 2019

On 2019-05-02 03:21, Mark F wrote:
> I thought the LX crew were recreating LXDE using Qt.

Nope. It has a similar core, but it's a bit of a "re-thinking" than

> BTW: In a previous message I mentioned the "empty trashcan" progress
> window had a "/ 4" (after the number of files being processed). I
> posted that maybe this indicates the number of errors encountered.
> However, another empty of fewer files had "/ 2" and didn't display any
> error msgs at the end. So, maybe that's not what it signifies.

I just created 3500 1MiB files full of /dev/urandom and couldn't
reproduce this behavior at all. It always showed "/3500."

> When I was playing with deleting large quantities of files, and
> emptying the trash can, something went wrong. It complained that it
> couldn't delete files in the trashcan. It froze. Subsequent "empty
> trash can" operations didn't do anything (even though there were lots
> of files showing in the can).

Is there anything in /var/crash? If not, is there anything in your
syslog for that date/time that hints at what the problem might be?

> I rebooted and had a cryptic trashcan on
> my desktop. Something like "Trash.yzf4jt5lx." 

This is a [known bug][1] now fixed upstream and is ultimately unrelated
to the other behavior you're describing.

[1]: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libfm-qt/+bug/1825587
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