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rather than futzing with .Trash ...
Authored by: bloodnok on Feb 14, '10 06:11:15PM

... just use the rm command from Terminal. Way faster, doesn't care if the file is open in some app (in actual fact, all unix systems unlink an open file but don't actually free its disk space or inode until the application in question closes it - it just becomes an invisible file), & absolutely no way to recover from accidental deletion. what's not to like?



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