libtrash in fedora Core 5

Thomas M Steenholdt tmus at
Fri Jan 20 12:46:06 UTC 2006

Bernhard Suttner wrote:
> Helo fedora people, 
> I had a big problem yesterday. I have deleted some important files on a
> ext3 filesystem. As you know, with ext3 you can not undelete files (I
> have tested undelete, recover, unrm, grep, e2undel and many more). 
> So I have searched for a "solution" to the "delete" problem, and I have found
> libtrash. If you have installed libtrash, all files you delete go into a directory "trash". If you are sure, you can delete the file really. 
> Would it be possible to add libtrash to the Fedora Core 5? 
> Greets,
> Bernhard Suttner

This sounds badly like a "we need linux to behave like windows" 
initiative, which IMHO is not the way we want to go!

All the provided desktop managers (GNOME, KDE) have this feature. Making 
a trashcan for everything would really be a bad idea!


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