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

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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.

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Ian Carnaghan

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