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Old 07-18-2004, 12:41 PM   #1
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how to delete a file or directory completely

hi , all .

my system is redhat 9 .
i have a question , how to delete a file or directory completely in the graphid model rather than put it in the trash, as " shift + delete " in window 2000 .

thanks in advance .
Old 07-18-2004, 01:34 PM   #2
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Are you using GNOME or KDE? KDE includes a delete command by default which completely removes the file, with GNOME you can do the same by starting Nauitilus, going to Edit -> Preferences -> Behaviour and selecting "include delete command that bypasses Wastebasket" .


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