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How to permanently delete a file or folder in Ubuntu without moving it to the Trash folder

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 7 sec read >
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  • How to permanently delete a file or folder in Ubuntu without moving it to the Trash folder

Click on the file or folder and press the key combination shift+del together in order to remove the file or folder permanently.

Please note you will need the appropriate access permissions in order to do this.

Last Updated On April 07, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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