[Thunar-dev] Patching xfdesktop to add Thunar Trash icon

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Sat Aug 12 02:10:39 CEST 2006

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On 8/11/2006 2:07 PM, Danny Milosavljevic wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 04 Aug 2006 13:33:54 -0700, Gregoire Gentil wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to patch xfdesktop to add a Trash icon on the desktop. This
>> trash icon is supposed to be linked to the new Thunar trash feature.
> (@all)
> Oh yeah. Yet another special case.
> What's wrong with putting a file "Trash.desktop" with 
> ------------------------
> [Desktop Entry]
> Version=1.0
> Type=Link
> URL=trash:
> Name=idiotic required field
> Icon=trash
> ------------------------
> into "~/Desktop/" ?
> Or did I miss something?
> (hmm, probably "trash:" protocol would be erroneously handled by
> the browser then? not sure)

Because then you can't do useful things like right click on the icon and
select "Empty Trash".

Just a random update... I haven't had as much time as I'd hoped to work
on this, and my hastily-coded implementation and reorg is somewhat
crashy.  Maybe I'll have time this weekend, though I have a friend
visiting.  We'll see.


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