• Version: 7.2.0

  • OS: Arch Linux

The updated GUI is, to be honest, quite nice but not so responsive.

When in the Manage tab, clicking on "Remove data" above that status bar does nothing. While I know I can select single files that I deleted and which have a date shown in the appropriate column, I can't possibly do this for every single file I once deleted in the synced folders, right?

Their help page for the --purge option says:

The command line option --purge permanently deletes a directory or file, including any historical versions, from your account. It is not reversible.

But I am not keen on perma-deleting the current version of a file. Hm. :/

So in the GUI, is it safe to just select (one of) the parent folders and remove them?

  • The only reference in the CLI seems to be --purge-historical-versions available only on One. – harrymc Sep 6 '18 at 10:34
  • @harrymc Ohhh! Sweet. Reading the help page for that command right now. Will check back in. – henry Sep 6 '18 at 10:54
  • @harrymc Please post your comment as a reply so I can mark this as solved :) – henry Sep 6 '18 at 12:14

It seems that you are looking in the CLI for the option of --purge-historical-versions available which is only available on One :

This removes some or all historical versions that were uploaded from the local computer, on a schedule you can specify. This can free up space in your account.

On Linux it is used as follows :

SpiderOakONE --purge-historical-versions --verbose

See the manual for options for the selective removal of entries.

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