View Full Version : [ubuntu] Nautilus don't moves files to locations on other partitions

January 17th, 2010, 12:26 PM

is it possible to change this (for me poisonous) behaviour ?

The files are copied, not moved!

John Bean
January 17th, 2010, 12:36 PM
Either use the middle mouse button (instead of the left one) or press and hold the alt key during the drag and drop.

Either way you'll get a popup menu asking you what you want to do when you release the mouse button.

January 18th, 2010, 10:54 AM
Thank You for replay,

I had try it (many times) before I wrote this question, but it didn't work and I had to use Ctrl+X and Ctrl+V.

I have try it again now, and now it is working ?!
I can not explain, where was the problem (this ware files of mine).

But End is good, all i good :-)

BTW I have another problem:

I can not delete (to Trash) files on this partition - just delete them definitely. Any Idea ?

For explanation: on this partition I have my "Documents" subdir of my homedir (which is on root partition).

Thank You


John Bean
January 18th, 2010, 11:42 AM
Select the files you want to delete then hold down the shift key and press the delete key. This will delete the files permanently rather than moving them to trash.

Edit: on reading your question again I see you want to move to trash and not delete. If so I don't understand why you can't do this, it should be the default behaviour.