Opened 16 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#2858 reopened Feature request

Move deleted local files to Trash

Reported by: calfellows Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: calfellows, Alexander Schuch, Tim Kosse, bob.dybian@…
Component version: Operating system type: Linux
Operating system version:


Local files deleted with Filezilla do not go to recycle bin, are permenantly deleted.

Change History (9)

comment:1 by Alexander Schuch, 16 years ago

This is not a bug but a feature request.

comment:2 by Tim Kosse, 16 years ago

What's your operating system?

comment:3 by sf-robot, 16 years ago

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comment:4 by Alexander Schuch, 16 years ago

According to "[ 1475925 ] Client overwrites existing files with 0 bytes", calfellows uses "win2k".

comment:5 by Tim Kosse, 16 years ago

FileZilla uses SHFileOperation on Windows for file deletion and as such behaves exactly as Explorer.

comment:6 by bobdybian, 10 years ago

Cc: bob.dybian@… added
Operating system type: Linux

Dear developers,
On my Debian/Wheezy (up-to-date), I remarked this missing feature with FileZilla from Debian's repository (3.5.3) and with the latest FileZilla from your website (, ie when I delete local files with FileZilla, they does not go to recycle bin but they are definitively deleted. It is not same behavior on WinXP, ie delete local files with will move these files on recycle bin.

There is a possibility to implement this feature? I think it's wxWigdet's bug/missing feature (wxRemoveFile) maybe we can bypass this problem? eg move deleted local files to $HOME/.local/share/Trash/files/ or something like that (

Best regards

comment:7 by Alexander Schuch, 10 years ago

Status: closedreopened

comment:8 by fleiglur, 8 years ago

Summary: Move Deleted Local Files To Recycle BinMove deleted local files to Trash

yes, this remains a problem for FileZilla on Linux :-(

comment:9 by bobdybian, 5 years ago

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