Empty trash as root

Michael Rawson michaelrawson76 at gmail.com
Fri May 18 19:18:45 UTC 2012

On 18/05/12 20:14, Keith Clark wrote:
> I copied a file, as root, into a directory but ran out of disk space.  
> I then deleted the files but that did not clear up any disk space.  I 
> click on the Trash to empty it and file manager throws up an error 
> 'not permitted'.
> Any ideas on how to clear this up without a complete wipe out and 
> reinstall of everything?
> Keith
"sudo rm -r ~/.local/share/Trash/files" should work. That's the location 
of the trash.

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