This might have a really simple solution, but it has evaded me so far. In any other operating system, including other Linux distros, highlighting a file from within the file manager window and then pressing the Delete key typically either deletes the file or sends it to the trash can. However, in the Gnome version of OpenSUSE 12.1, pressing the Delete key does absolutely nothing. I find myself having to press Shift-Delete to permanently delete a file, though I would prefer to send it to the trash can instead. Is there a Nautilus setting or a keyboard shortcut setting I am missing? Is this an upstream issue with Nautilus and Gnome 3, or is this unique to OpenSUSE (so that I know where to file the bug report if needed)?
ctrl+del sends the selected file to trash can!