Trash-cli – A Trashcan Tool to Manage ‘Trash’ from Linux Command Line

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Aaron Kili

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6 Responses

  1. Duc says:

    Hey can you tell me how to UNinstall it? :/

    • Aaron Kili says:

      @Duc

      You can use Python PIP to uninstall it, like this:

      $ sudo pip uninstall trash-cli
      
      • Duc says:

        Dear Aaron, thank you for the fast message but I have to disappoint you:

        DEPRECATION: Uninstalling a distutils installed project (trash-cli) has been deprecated and will be removed in a future version. This is due to the fact that uninstalling a distutils project will only partially uninstall the project.
        Uninstalling trash-cli-0.17.1.14:
        /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/trash_cli-0.17.1.14-py2.7.egg-info
        Proceed (y/n)? y
        Successfully uninstalled trash-cli-0.17.1.14

        but if I retry to use the trash command it still working… do you have any ideas?

        • Aaron Kili says:

          @Duc

          Ensure that you are using the latest version of PIP. If it still fails, try the next option, which is to run the following command, which removes all dependencies of trash-cli:

          $ sudo easy_install -m trash-cli
          

          Then remove the egg file for the trash-cli package:

          $ sudo rm -rf /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/trash_cli-0.17.1.14-py2.7.egg
          

          I hope this will help you.

  2. Mauricio says:

    Very useful tool! Thank you for the article, it’s great help.

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