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Replace trash-cli with kioclient move $@ trash:/ for cross-partition trashing

Posted 03-27-2016 at 09:17 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
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However arguable, some people want to trash by moving into another partition's trash folders. The linux/unix/whatever trash specifications theoretically prohibit that, but KDE's implementation doesn't. So a linked or bind-mounted trash into a different partition will behave normally, except it will move the file across, obviously.

If you also use trash-cli, which won't work with such hacks, it can be replaced with the kioclient command, that in turn can be scripted or perhaps even...
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How to Empty Trash in Gnome When the Trash Can Refuses to Clear

Posted 03-02-2009 at 11:32 PM by phoenixrising (Learning Something Everyday about Linux)
Updated 03-02-2009 at 11:52 PM by phoenixrising

Sometimes you'll find some files in your trash that just won't go away. And unlike what many forums say, the Trash in Gnome is not in the .Trash directory in /home (At least not in my Fedora 10 and Linux Mint). So this is what you'll have to do:

sudo rm -rf ~/.local/share/Trash/files/*
Yes, that's correct: the Trash folder is in /home/<yourusername>/.local/share/Trash

WARNING: Be very careful about "sudo rm -rf" --it's a very powerful
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