[Digikam-users] How to keep digiKam from deleting image files

Christoph Siedentop christoph at siedentop.name
Thu Jun 20 22:21:12 BST 2013

Hi Elle,

is this running on Linux or Windows? Also what version of digikam are you

This is of course not what should happen. But normally the operating system
protects files from being deleted.

Best regards,

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 9:17 PM, Elle Stone <l.elle.stone at gmail.com> wrote:

> I selected a bunch of raw files, digiKam stopped responding, I tried
> to stop the selection, and somehow must have hit the magic "delete"
> key. Which by the way is where? I see references to "delete" and
> "trash" in the digiKam options, but I don't see any "delete" button or
> option.
> Anyway, all of my image files are marked "read only", so why did
> digiKam delete/trash these files in the first place? Is there a way to
> keep digiKam from ever deleting/trashing any files, ever? (I don't use
> digiKam for deleting image files).
> Thanks for any advice. I have backups of the deleted files, but I
> really would prefer to eliminate the possibility of another errant
> accident at the keyboard prompting digiKam to delete my image files.
> That really shouldn't happen to read-only files, should it?
> Kind regards,
> Elle Stone
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