file deletion from usb drive??

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Mon Dec 23 12:49:14 UTC 2013

Allegedly, on or about 23 December 2013, bruce sent:
> I select a few using the mouse, select the "move to trash" menu item,
> and after it says it's moving files to the trash, I do a
> refresh/reload, and the files are still there!!
> So, just how do I delete files from the external drive! 

I dunno about that problem (do you own the files you're trying to
delete?), but if you want to delete files, try using a delete command
rather than "move to trash, then empty trash."  Have you done the "empty
trash" step, too?

I always set the option to show an actual delete command in the Nautilus
file browser.  If I actually want to delete files, then messing around
with the trashcan is a timewaster.

[tim at localhost ~]$ uname -rsvp
Linux 3.9.10-100.fc17.x86_64 #1 SMP Sun Jul 14 01:31:27 UTC 2013 x86_64

All mail to my mailbox is automatically deleted, there is no point
trying to privately email me, I will only read messages posted to the
public lists.

George Orwell's '1984' was supposed to be a warning against tyranny, not
a set of instructions for supposedly democratic governments.

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