Daniel Robitaille robitaille at
Sun Nov 27 21:36:15 GMT 2005

> I noticed that Trash/Recycle Bin/Wastebasket isn't completed
> "application" on any platform. Biggest problem with trash is that it
> gets filled and rarely gets purged.
> Shouldn't Trash purge automaticly after some period of time? Let's say
> that, by default, it never get's clean, but user should be able to
> define some amount of time when Trash get's automaticlly cleaned. On
> every startup applet should check for files older then N days and remove
> them if user wants for files to stay in Trash for N days. On the other
> hand, some of use don't log out for couple of days :) Maybe some other
> way of implementation?
> Could this be possible since "deleting to trash" is acctually simple
> move to other location (preservs ctime and atime)?

the upstream bug reports are:

Personally I think it would be a good idea for some users.

Daniel Robitaille

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