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Re: Still can't delete it
Authored by: Anonymous on Jun 13, '01 07:35:14PM

1) Launch terminal, and su to root.
2) Type "rm" followed by a space
3) Click on the trashcan to open up the file window
4) Drag any of the "undeletable" files into the terminal window
5) Click once in the terminal window

In your terminal window, you should now see something like:
[localhost:/Users/myname] root# rm '/Users/myname/.Trash/filetobedeleted'

6) Hit RETURN and the file should be deleted.

Note that by dragging the filetobedeleted into the terminal window, the path is revealed. As in UNIX convention, the dot in front of Trash means the file is hidden, unless you do an "ls -a" (for ALL files).

Watch out for flags too. I suggest using "ls -loa" to see every file with all the necessary information. See my earlier post concerning the uchg flag.

Good luck.



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