Permanently deleting files at once

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Fri Mar 30 13:16:46 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad at> wrote:
> I'm a firm believer that a Trash (or whatever someone may call it) is a MUST
> HAVE feature in any OS no matter what. If you are 100% sure you don't really
> need that file/folder, someone else may not. I mean in case you need it
> later on for whatever reason. YMMV :)

Well, I need a permanent delete option when:

1. I delete files with root priviledges (gksudo, sudo).

2. I delete files on a portable, external USB hard disk.

> If you ask me, Google is your best friend :)

I searched Google, found nothing, decided to drop Lubuntu for now, and
then I thought let's try to the mailing list, as a last attempt.  :-)

> Forums, IRC, Emails are your 2nd option and in most cases, google will
> direct you to a thread or two where you can find whatever you are looking
> for. If not, you can always ask :)
> Anyway, I don't mind to add that to the Wiki Pages, after all, I'm not an
> expert in that area so will leave it to those who know better but I was just
> stating my opinion :)
> Dropping an entire system for that without searching is not good idea :)
> However, you asked and got the answer so hope you will not drop Lubuntu at
> least for now ;)

Yes, I am planning to migrate to Lubuntu 12.04. :-)

Ioannis Vranos

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