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thunar isnt actually removing files

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when i delete files from thunar i dont get the disk space back, so theyre not deleting, and i have no visible trash can or anything to actually empty....can someone help me figure this out?
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just tried using shift+delete and that worked. BUT i still have about 5 gigs of files that i deleted that are still somewhere on my drive. if someone can tell me where they are sent do when i "delete" them, then i can get rid of them that way.

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apparently the files go to $HOME/.local/share/Trash/files but i cant seem to navigate there or find a way to get in there to delete the files...anyone help me wtih this?
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Go > Trash.
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solved this already. but if i had seen your absolutely brilliant post i would have just done that. thanks a lot genius
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easier to do this sort of thing through the terminal its good to learn how the rm command works
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yeah i used the terminal to get into the folder, when when i did an ls i couldnt see any files...was wierd
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yeah i used the terminal to get into the folder, when when i did an ls i couldnt see any files...was wierd
append an -a to your ls to show hidden files as well... if it still doesnt show em, its some weird thunar BS that you wouldnt get if you were deleting files in the terminal to begin with lol
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hahah right on. thanks man. much appreciation
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