Bug 1302164 - Drag and drop always copies rather than moves
Drag and drop always copies rather than moves
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: file-browser-applet (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-01-26 19:46 EST by Dan Taylor
Modified: 2016-12-20 13:14 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 13:14:26 EST
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Description Dan Taylor 2016-01-26 19:46:06 EST
Description of problem:

expected behavior: Drag and drop of file to different directory on same device moves file. Shift-drag should force move behavior even to a different device.

observed behavior: Drag and drop of file always copies, never moves, whether destination is on same device or not. Shift-drag copes, does not move.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

'files' from F23 workstation with default gnome, up to date as of 2016 Jan 26.
encrypted LVM file system.

How reproducible: 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open file browser
2. attempt to move file

Actual results:
drag and drop copes

Expected results:
drag and drop moves

Additional info:
able to mv files from command line, behaves as expected.
Comment 1 Clinton Minton 2016-08-14 20:30:52 EDT
I can confirm that I am having this issue in Fedora 24 using Gnome 3.20 on X Window System.

Files and Folders are copied(instead of moved) when dragged and dropped on same filesystem.
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