Moving files to Trash/Deleting files

bored2k ulist at
Fri Mar 11 06:31:01 UTC 2005

Jochen Skulj Wrote: 
> I am quite new to Gnome and I like it very much but there are some 
> issues that I obviously haven't comprehended so far.
> One of the things that makes me wonder is the system behaviour when I 
> try to move files to trash (nautilus). Each time I try this I get a 
> message that say that the file couldn't be moved to trash and I get the
> option to delete the file instead. According to the trash applet my 
> trash can is empty and even try to move a small file (only some bytes) 
> to the trash I get the message mentioned above.
> On the other side I recently tried to delete mp3 files from my usb
> stick 
> and Gnome/nautilus created a .Trash directory and just moved all of the
> files into it.  In this case I would prefer not to have a .Trash on
> some 
> devices.
> Is this the normal behaviour of nautilus? Until now I haven't found out
> how to configure the trash applet. Are there any options to change this
> behaviour.  Could it be that my system is somehow misconfigured 
> (ownership/access privelege)? I would really appreciate some hints or 
> explenations.
> Thank you, Jochen
> BTW: I run Warty (in case it's important)
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Its actually not. The delete command should send the file directly to
the .trash.

For your usb drive problem, you can make a link in the tab that
bypasses trash [check preferences in nautilus].


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