Hi, I would like to undelete a file that I have realised I still need. I can't find 'trash' in Xfce. Is there any way I can do this?
Trash is located at ~/.local/share/Trash. If the file is not there, then here is an Arch Linux wiki article that talks about file recovery tools, and here is a similar Ubuntu wiki article. Even if you don't use either of those distros, the tools are most probably available for your distro as well.
The Thunar filebrowser will show trash in the left-hand pane (Wastebasket; press Ctrl-B if there is no left-hand pane). You can use that to select graphically what you want to restore. But .... this Wastebasket only contains files deleted from within Thunar. Install the trash-cli package and read the docs if you want to also add have a trash safety net from the command line.
Try looking inside your Trash folders;
ls -lah ~/.local/share/Trash/files/ ls -lah ~/.local/share/Trash/info/
Last edited by TuxLyn (2013-11-13 16:03:06)