Pls post - I deleted mine :(

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Mon Oct 31 20:23:26 UTC 2005

On 10/31/05, Dave S <ubuntu at> wrote:
> James Gray wrote:
> >FWIW when I use rm as root I always use "rm -i" so it prompts before
> delete.

rm -i sounds good but I was sure, really sure I had made a backup ... ah
> well its a learning curve

Well, I don't know about you, but rm -i is a royal PITA. It takes so long to
delete more than two files that way. And you are likely to just hold down
the Y key in frustration.

I would prefer an alias that moves the files into ~./Trash.

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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