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Re: Xfce: File browser

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 12:22:22PM +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> When deleting files or directories with Thunar's right-click delete
> option, those files will be moved to the wastebasket.

Lot of DE's understand pressing Shift-Delete after you've selected the
files/folders as "delete permanently". At least GNOME does, so you
could try that if it works.

> I'm not a wastebasket user, I prefer that files are deleted, when I
> deleted them, since this is the reason to delete a file. It's annoying
> to 'file browse to the wastebasket' and to delete the contend of this
> 'folder'.

A PITA, yes.

> Or is there a shred option working for journaled FS and that perhaps
> enables to delete directories directly too?

Not that I know of.


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