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AnnJS 05-16-2005 12:14 AM

How to configure Lost+Found?
 
Hi,
I would like to know how to configure lost+found in Linux.
The purpose is that any files or folders I delete should go to this folder, so that I can retrieve it...
Something like a "Recycle Bin" in Windows .

Thanks,
AnnHS.

andygo 05-16-2005 03:41 AM

lost+foung is a part of ext2/ext3 files system and this folder is created for peposes of the file system it has nothing common with R.bin in Windows. If U use DE like KDE or Gnome - it has built-in %-) bin
if now - there is an option in MidnightCommander - called "safe delite" just configure it in the way you want it

AnnJS 06-11-2005 04:38 AM

Do you mean I need to have MidnightCommander to configure lost+found ?

grayparker 06-11-2005 08:30 AM

lost and found
 
I believe l&f is where linux sticks unknown files and fragments when there is drive problem. Its like when you run scandisk on windows and it asks if you want to save unknown clusters to a file.

andygo 06-15-2005 02:30 AM

to AnnJS
forget about Lost+Found
use KDE and feel comfortable


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