Erasing files in Ubuntu: other devices still see the files

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Sat Feb 9 15:45:33 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 17:17 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 09/02/2008, Thomas Cuthbert <tabenx at> wrote:
> > Before you remove your flashdrive, empty the trashbin.
> >  Hope this helps,
> >  Tom Cuthbert.
> I should have mentioned that I deleted (not moved to trash) the files,
> and also performed sync in the console before unmounting the media and
> removing the drive.
> Dotan Cohen
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

I ran into this once, and I think it was the hidden backup files being
read. Just something else to check. 

good luck,
Charlie Kravetz 
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