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Old 09-11-2019, 03:04 PM   #1
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-current XFCE delete files


I was wondering if anyone knew where the delete option went from the right click menu in Thunar and how can I get it back?

It is pretty annoying that I have to now "move to trash" then "empty trash" when I just want to delete a file.

It is also annoying that I have this stupid (and useless when there is a delete option) .Trash-0 directory that is invading my eyespace on a separate /data partition that has nothing to do with the installation.
 
Old 09-11-2019, 04:31 PM   #2
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The key combination "shift+del" (like in Windows) to permanently delete files is NOK?
 
Old 09-11-2019, 05:05 PM   #3
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The key combination "shift+del" (like in Windows) to permanently delete files is NOK?
That does work of course, but it is not as convenient as the right click, at least for myself. I generally have one hand on the keyboard and one on my mouse, so it's a bit of a stretch hitting both those instead of just enter.

Thanks for the tip though.

EDIT:
Just for a little more info, It is still there if I am logged in as a user then open thunar via terminal as su.

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Old 09-11-2019, 05:39 PM   #4
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If I understood right, Edit->Preferences->Behaviour, last option on that tab.
https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/preferences

Thunar still asks for confirmation, maybe this can be configured too
but I don't know where.
 
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:43 PM   #5
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If I understood right, Edit->Preferences->Behaviour, last option on that tab.
https://docs.xfce.org/xfce/thunar/preferences

Thunar still asks for confirmation, maybe this can be configured too
but I don't know where.
WONDERFUL! THANK YOU!

The conformation is not *as* annoying because sometimes there is a slip, but that is exactly what I was looking for. (How could I miss that?)
 
  


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