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Old 08-23-2003, 11:16 PM   #1
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Taking out the "Trash" ??

While I try to learn the command line, I create "dummy" directories and files. At the end of a session I drag them to the Trash icon.

This raised the question, do I ever have to "empty" the Trash like the Windows Recycle Bin OR..

Is Trash like the DOS command "nul" where things are "gone forever" ??

If Trash needs to be emptied, what is the command ??
Old 08-23-2003, 11:20 PM   #2
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Pressume where talking about the trash Icon on KDE or Gnome.

If you double click the trash Icon you should get whats in there. Its a directory where things are stored before being deleted, Like windows.

Also like windows, it usually beings to empty itself after some much free space is taken up, or you can empty it yourself.


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