Trash cans and deleting.

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.hettinger
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Trash cans and deleting.

Postby .hettinger » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:30 am

I'm a recent turnover from Windows OS. I searched google, and didn't find what I was looking for, only similar subjects. In Windows, there is an option to remove the trash can and simply delete whatever file permanently whenever one presses delete or right click->delete. Is this available in XFCE? Also, I really like the speed of this OS. It's simply screaming. I have never been on something where the OS took so little time. Info: I'm running 64bit LMDE. Also, the installation disk I used mentions amd a few times, I have an i3, will this cause issues? No problems so far. :)

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Re: Trash cans and deleting.

Postby xenopeek » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:50 am

If you want to permanently delete a file you can hold down the Shift key while pressing Del or selecting Delete from the menu. Don't know if you can disable the trash.

Edit: moving your topic here as you are using LMDE...
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Re: Trash cans and deleting.

Postby Flemur » Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:48 pm

If you're using pcmanfm, there's an option: Edit > Prefs > General

If you're using thunar:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ThunarCustomActions -> "Delete/Bypass Recycle Bin" or "Permanently Remove"
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