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I have a successful samba server setup but it's rather annoying that when I delete a file I can only delete it permanently and not move it to the trash. So my question is, how do I enable trash functionality on a samba share? I'd prefer to get an explanation on how to do it by CLI since this setup is on Ubuntu Server 11.04 :)

The only article I found regarding this on the web is this tutorial for Red Hat: http://www.redhat.com/advice/tips/sambatrash.html

Please help me out here :)

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You can follow this guide: The Official Samba HOWTO to enable the recycle VFS module.

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Online version of the section you need

Have fun ;)

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thanks I'll try this when I get home from work today :) –  Niklas Oct 5 '11 at 7:06
    
Thanks! The online document and this linked page helped me set this up: redhat.com/advice/tips/sambatrash.html –  Niklas Oct 5 '11 at 20:34
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