Command line interface to the trashcan. (by andreafrancia)

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  • The power of "sudo" | 2021-09-15
    That's why I use trash-cli and the alias rm as echo "use trash". BTW you can probably retrieve the deleted files as long as you didn't write over them because rm doesn't actually delete the bytes it just tells the os to ignore them. | 2021-09-15
    'Trash-cli' is good practice, but it is one of those parts when you think it's not really necessary until you find out it actually was :)
  • Moving files to trash instead of deleting? | 2021-09-14
    I'd suggest using a tool like trash-cli
  • What a great way to start the weekend, deleting the entire home directory of the work station.
    An identically named one that is available in warns against this:
  • I feel like an idiot. | 2021-06-03
  • You Don't Need a GUI | 2021-04-08
    > For example, in the command line, deleting a file doesn't send it to the "Recycle Bin" or your OS's equivalent, it simply deletes it.

    Use trash-cli:

  • Novice mistake deleted all my hobby projects/tests | 2021-02-20
    Train yourself to never use rm, instead prefer the trash command from
  • Spooky Byte-Sized Tech Tips Round-Up: Week 4 (Halloween Edition 🎃) | 2020-10-11
    If that is something you are scared of, you can make use of this tool. trash-cli is an rm replacement for your linux environment. You can alias trash-cli to rm and never have to worry about accidentally deleting everything off your computer.


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andreafrancia/trash-cli is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v2.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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