All about the Trash

To find all Trash locations, run this:

sudo find / -name .Trash\* -print

Then run this on each trash location (“.Trash-root” is an example):

sudo rm -rf /home/.Trash-root/*

If there is still a problem with the Trash icon showing full, try deleting the cache:

~/.gnome/gnome-vfs/.trash_entry_cache

Trash files for the local user are stored here:

~/.local/share/Trash/

…and for the Root user here:

root/.local/share/Trash/

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