Restoring non-empty folders spawns warning - leaves copy behind

Bug #1687075 reported by Kev Bowring on 2017-04-28
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
thunar (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Empty folders after deleting and restoring from trash works without warning.

Folders with contents are restored AND left in trash, with a warning about modifying.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: thunar 1.6.11-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-19.21-generic 4.10.8
Uname: Linux 4.10.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.380
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Fri Apr 28 17:23:11 2017
LiveMediaBuild: Xubuntu 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Release amd64 (20170412)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: thunar
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Kev Bowring (flocculant) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in thunar (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

I can confirm this on 17.04 and 16.04 LTS. This is how the warning looks like -

Default focus is on Cancel and when I click it folder is restored AND it stays in the trash. Retry doesn't do anything (same warning again), and skipping it restores the folder and removes it from the trash.

David Pearson (akxwi-dave) wrote :

can also confirm affects daily AA iso..

Changed in thunar:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:

tags: added: iso-testing
Changed in thunar:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package thunar - 1.6.14-1ubuntu1

thunar (1.6.14-1ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/lp1687075.patch:
    - Fix restoring non-empty folders from trash (LP: #1687075)

 -- Sean Davis <email address hidden> Sat, 10 Mar 2018 06:57:16 -0500

Changed in thunar (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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