[xubuntu-users] Change How a File Deletes

Lee Gold leegold at operamail.com
Sat Apr 25 17:47:03 UTC 2015


OK, I didn't see the choice "delete" or "send to trash" when you right
click - delete has always meant send to trash AFAIK, so this confused
me. 

Is this choice something new in Xubuntu?

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On Sat, Apr 25, 2015, at 10:14 AM, Florian Coste wrote:
> I always wondering what it is exactly the trash directory. You say that
> it's an hidden directory. Can you tell me what is the correct .trash
> directory, please ?

Try:

/home/username/.local/share/Trash/


> 
> Thank you.
> 
> 2015-04-24 20:38 GMT+02:00 Bruno Benitez <gridcube at gmail.com>:
> 
> > if the partition in which you are trying to delete the files is not one of
> > the default linux formats (ext4 for example) it might not have the correct
> > .trash directory where to send the files, so it might not have the "send to
> > trash" option, see if the option is available on your home dir, it should.
> >
> > 2015-04-24 15:10 GMT-03:00 Lee Gold <leegold at operamail.com>:
> >
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Apr 23, 2015, at 11:35 PM, Petter Adsen wrote:
> >> > On Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:26:29 -0700
> >> > Lee Gold <leegold at operamail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Hi,
> >> > >
> >> > > Using Xubuntu 14.04.  When I right click a file and select delete it
> >> > > permanently deletes the file. I want it to go into the trash and not
> >> > > be permanently deleted. If I press shift and delete - then yes
> >> > > permanently delete it, but just delete should put it into the trash
> >> > > bin.
> >> > >
> >> > > How to change this to what I want?
> >> >
> >> > If you are talking about thunar, there should be two menu entries -
> >> > "Move to Trash" and "Delete".
> >> >
> >> > Petter
> >> >
> >> I'm saying if you right click a file on the desktop and select delete...
> >>
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