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Bug#863499: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#863499: Trash: sort the files/folders by "time of deletion"


A few explanations...

In trash with a lot of files in the root, accidentaly  deleted files
(few tens or more, for example) are quite impossible to restore if the
files have modify dates varying over a long period (eventually
unknown), except if they are sorted by deletion date.

The deletion date can't be show with Thunar. Thus this restore job is
quite impossible to achieve.

Deletion dates are in files of Trash/info directory. For example, the
content of some file "article-erwan.pdf.trashinfo" is shown below :

[Trash Info]

The third line is showing the deletion date and this date may be very
different of the modification date.

The fact that this deletion date is not an extended attribute of each
suppressed file (or directory) is probably a complication for the

Étienne Durup

On Sun, 28 May 2017 21:42:21 +0200 Yves-Alexis Perez
<corsac@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-05-27 at 21:56 +0200, Christian Buhtz wrote:
> > while viewing the content of the Trash there is no way to sort the files and
> > folders by there deletetion date/time. So I have no way to find the last
> > deleted files.
> What about sorting by modification date?
> Regards,
> -- 
> Yves-Alexis

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