[ubuntu-uk] Delete menu item in Quantal ...

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Jul 11 17:33:46 UTC 2012


On 11 July 2012 16:35, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 11 July 2012 16:07, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On 11 July 2012 12:47, Barry Drake <ubuntu-advertising at gmx.com> wrote:
> >> Hi there ....  12.04 and previous had a preferences menu item in
> Nautilus.
> >> Among other things, this allows the setting of a delete menu item as
> well as
> >> the 'move to trash' item.  In 12.10 Quantal, this seems to have
> disappeared.
> >> Anyone know if this should be reported as a bug?
> >
> > You are right, Edit > Preferences appears to be missing in Nautilus in
> > Quantal.  I will search for a bug report.  In the meantime, however,
> > if you hit Alt to bring up the HUD and type preferences then it finds
> > it, but as a top level item rather than under Edit.  Not sure what
> > that means.  The "Include a Delete command that bypasses the Rubbish
> > Bin" option is on the Behaviour tab as before.
>
> @Barry: I could not find a relevant bug so have reported it [1].
> Could you attach yourself and mark it confirmed?
>
> Are you using unity-2d by any chance.  I am but I would not expect
> that to be part of the problem.
>
> Is the HUD working ok for you in Nautilus on Quantal?  For me it
> hardly finds anything.  I feel another bug report coming on.
>
> Colin
>
>
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/1023471
> >
> > Colin
>
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If I want to permanently delete a file in Nautilus, I just highlight it and
press Shift-Delete (same as in that other OS).  Very wisely, it asks for
confirmation before it does delete it.  I assume that this will work in
Quantal just as it does in Precise.

Tony
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