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The trash seems to be empty, but the partition's trash folder (.Trash-1000) shows the deleted files and they keep taking up space. Is this a bug in the new version (16.10) released today? Everything was working fine a few hours ago before upgrading to the new 16.10 edition.

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  • What? that's a completely different question. Do you use Ubuntu 16.10? Can you verify it doesn't happen to you please? – Kobi T Oct 13 '16 at 21:22
  • Yes i am using 16.10, it's not a bug, it's keep saving the files inside ~/.local/share/Trash/ if you didn't delete it by Shift+Delete – Benny Oct 13 '16 at 21:25
  • That's true, but it should also show them in the trash folder (the one that you get to via the trash icon in the taskbar). Currently, when I delete a file, it just goes to the hidden folder and is not shown in the trash folder. – Kobi T Oct 13 '16 at 21:30
  • Try to take a look here: askubuntu.com/questions/13655/… – Benny Oct 13 '16 at 21:39
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    For your information : I filed a bug report -> bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/1633527 Please confirm the bug to help other users who are experiencing the same problem in Ubuntu 16.10 too ! – cl-netbox Oct 14 '16 at 15:39
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As mentioned earlier (see my comment to your question), I filed a bug report which was merged with this report -> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glib2.0/+bug/1633824. The root cause could be located - it was an issue with the glib2.0 packages and finally a fix is released.

To apply the bug fix, enable the yakkety-proposed repository as described here. Then open a terminal and execute : sudo apt install libglib2.0-0 libglib2.0-bin libglib2.0-data. Afterwards log out and back in and now everything regarding the trash will work as expected.

To revert back the configuration, disable the yakkety-proposed repository. Of course you alternatively can wait until the new glib2.0 version is released to the main repositories.

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