How To: Delete Stuff Stuck in your Linux Trashbin

Files with wonky permissions getting on your nerves by remaining in the trashbin when you empty it? Me too.

Unfuck it from the console thus:

*** WARNING *** Make absolutely sure you are in the trash and info directories before sudo rm -Rf-ing – ANYTHING – *** WARNING ***

cd ~/.local/share/Trash/files
sudo rm -Rf *
cd ~/.local/share/Trash/info
sudo rm -Rf *

Job done and those quim-bin files can sudo-make-me-a-sammich cos we be done here ;)

P.S. Video version – WANT!

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