deleting files from removable devices moves them to a hidden dir on the same device

Bug #22092 reported by Alexander van Loon on 2005-09-20
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Medium
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

When I plug in my USB stick and delete some files, they disappear. But they
don't get deleted, they get moved to a hidden trash directory on the same USB
stick. Only when I delete that hidden dir, they are removed permanently.

Please fix this and move files which are deleted from a USB stick to the 'real'
trash.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Seb, is it possible to disable the trash on removable devices entirely? It does
not seem to make too much sense on them anyway.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Martin, that's a known issue, but somebody needs to come with a patch for it ...

This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 12893.

a-r-k-i-b-o-t-t (arkibott-ray) wrote :

But don't do it like Mac OS X does it.. :)

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