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Empty Trash in Gnome When the Trash Can Refuses to Clear

Terminal - Empty Trash in Gnome When the Trash Can Refuses to Clear
rm -rf ~/.local/share/Trash/files/*
2009-03-30 21:34:12
User: elwillow
Functions: rm
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Empty Trash in Gnome When the Trash Can Refuses to Clear

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What others think

if you like using your trash can, you may also like the trash-cli package

sudo aptitude install trash-cli

It allows you to deal with the user trash directory from the command line with

trash file

so you can finally stop saying "OMG! I NEEDED THAT!"

because you can then run

restore-trash

and put it back.

Comment by clockworkavian 277 weeks and 3 days ago

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