Section: User Commands (1)
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gvfs-trash - Move files or directories to the trash
gvfs-trash [OPTION...] [LOCATION...]
sends files or directories to the "Trashcan". This can be a different folder depending on where the file is located, and not all file systems support this concept. In the common case that the file lives inside a users home directory, the trash folder is
Note that moving files to the trash does not free up space on the file system until the "Trashcan" is emptied. If you are interested in deleting a file irreversibly, see
Inspecting and emptying the "Trashcan" is normally supported by graphical file managers such as nautilus, but you can also see the trash with the command
The following options are understood:
Prints a short help text and exits.
Shows the version number and exits.
Ignore nonexistent and non-deletable files.
Empty the trash.
On success 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.
m[blue]Desktop Trash Can specificationm
Desktop Trash Can specification
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