[digiKam-users] Can not send / delete files to trash

Maik Qualmann metzpinguin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 14 21:34:35 BST 2021

The file rights to the .dtrash folder in your collection will not be correct. 
If the .dtrash folder no longer contains any important files, simply delete 
them, digiKam will create it again the next time a file is deleted.


Am Donnerstag, 14. Oktober 2021, 21:52:26 CEST schrieb Torstein Hall:
> After moving my Digikam database and program to a new PC with Windows
> 11have a strange problem occurred.
> It started with my directory where my photos are stored suddenly was write
> protected in windows.  That problem was not fixable anywhere but from a
> command line.  (attrib -h  d:\bilder )
> After that operation all programs  including digikam can delete files
> directly.
> But I can not move the files to the trash directory in Digikam anymore. I
> have to delete them with SHIFT / DEL . Thats rather unsafe, they don't end
> up in system trash, but seems to be deleted for good.
> So if anyone can help me with getting my Trash directory working again, it
> will be highly appreciated!
> Best regards Torstein

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