I have a couple of Samba shares on my NAS running Debian Squeeze which I access through Windows 7. Deleting any of the files from Windows will completely delete the files from the NAS server.

Is there anyway to have a similar feature installed like the Trash/Recycle Bin? It would be nice if there even was a similar concept as Delete, file goes to trash and is deleted, ShiftDelete, file is deleted and no keep copy is kept anywhere.

Is there such thing I could install?


I think you're looking for the vfs_recycle module to Samba.

In your smb.conf file for a given share:

Path = /data/share
vfs objects = recycle
recycle:repository = .recycle
recycle:keeptree = yes
recycle:versions = yes

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