How to delete files in folders instead of moving to waste basket? When I right click file it only gives option to move to waste basket. Want to do this in GUI and not terminal.

  • nice job dirk nowitzki
    – Lightsout
    Oct 26, 2018 at 20:54

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Assuming you're using Raspbian...

Use [shift+delete]. And on right click: if you press [shift] after the menu opens, the option Move to Wastebasket changes to Remove.

  • can u set the default to remove or no?
    – Lightsout
    Oct 26, 2018 at 22:10
  • Sort of: you can switch off the wastebasket completely (Preferences / General / Move to Wastebasket)
    – Dirk
    Oct 26, 2018 at 22:17

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