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A trash can library to use with LD_PRELOAD

libtrash is a shared library which, when preloaded, implements a trash can under GNU/Linux. This way, your mistakes (at least those of the "rm -rf dir /" class :-)) will no longer cause the loss of a week's work or your system's binaries.
Package version:2.4-1


libtrash for Debian

To use libtrash, you need to get ld to pre-load the library before your
application is run. This can be done by setting the LD_PRELOAD environment

$ LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libtrash/
$ export LD_PRELOAD

This will mean that all applications that are started from the shell after
LD_PRELOAD was set will use libtrash. The only issue with this


libtrash - a shared library which implements an intelligent, highly configurable
--------   "recycle bin" or "trash can" under GNU/Linux.

Written by Manuel Arriaga (

Copyright (C) 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Manuel Arriaga
Licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2.  See the file 
COPYING for details.

Version: 2.4 (2005/Sep/24)



cleanTrash is a very helpful Perl script kindly provided by Daniel Sadilek.
Please take a look at the top of the script and modify any incorrect values
in the section titled "CONFIGURATION".

This script is meant to be run by root on a regular basis. It allows you to
set a maximum trash can size (in kilo-bytes), and whenever a user's trash
can exceeds that value the oldest files in that trash can 


libtrash (2.4-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream version (Closes: #345682)
    - Supersedes 


I consider libtrash pretty much "stable", in the sense that I don't
have any immediate plans of addi


This package was debianized by Timshel Knoll <> on
Fri,  8 Mar 2002 00:44:11 +1100

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