How recover file lost when Thunar crashed during cut-and-paste?

Genghis Khan genghiskhan at
Sat Jan 30 18:26:31 CET 2016

This bug disturbs me, too.

I agree that this report is not good for the reliability of
Thunar; and yet, I do not see any good value in bashing the
developers, directly or indirectly.

I think that using the word remiss towards the developers is
more than enough.

A better manner to handle this issue is to subscribe to the
relevant bug report, and petition the developers about this

> Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:58 PM
> From: "Erik Dobák" <erik.dobak at>
> To: "Xfce general discussion list" <xfce at>
> Subject: Re: How recover file lost when Thunar crashed during cut-and-paste?
> my copy paste experiences with Thunar forced me to use the command
> line and the cp command manually. i do not understand how can one
> screw up basic operations like cp and mv...
> On 20 January 2016 at 13:31, Ernest Adrogué <nfdisco at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > 2016-01-20, 12:16 (+0000); Mark Ballard escriu:
> >> I've been using Thunar intensely for years. So I'm aware of its recent bug
> >> infestation. It's no reason to jump ship though. It's not fatal. It just
> >> keeps bombing out. I got used to it being a bit temperamental lately.
> >
> > Actually it is kind of fatal because it may result in loss of data.  I think
> > it's pretty serious.  The XFCE team should warn users not to use Thunar for
> > moving files around until this issue has been addressed.  Just my opinion.
> >

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