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    Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine

    Question Unable to Restore from Trash

    Yesterday when I opened my laptop the Delete key stuck. Unfortunately the focus was on the Nautilus window displaying my home directory, so in a matter of seconds the entire contents of my home directory was deleted. No problem, you say, just go to Trash and restore. I have been trying. But every time I request restore Nautilus hangs. There is an open issue regarding this, apparently Restore doesn't handle duplicate files, but I would really like to restore my laptop without having to wait for Nautilus to be fixed. Is there any other way to restore deleted files?

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    Re: Unable to Restore from Trash

    Can you see the files in ".local/share/Trash" ?

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