diff options
authorTails developers <>2014-12-03 21:54:20 +0100
committerTails developers <>2014-12-11 16:57:38 +0000
commit1d89e775db9d9ca7cf7abc43a41c6081fa5544c8 (patch)
parent951e89c35a8c4654ba98b15b60f5cab12d631d50 (diff)
FAQ: workaround to empty trash in persistence (#7083)doc/7083-FAQ_empty_trash
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/wiki/src/support/faq.mdwn b/wiki/src/support/faq.mdwn
index 7f471c8..99b2408 100644
--- a/wiki/src/support/faq.mdwn
+++ b/wiki/src/support/faq.mdwn
@@ -308,6 +308,22 @@ possible to recover the passphrase of the persistent volume. If the passphrase
is weak enough, an attacker, using a brute force attack, could try many
possible passphrases and end up guessing your passphrase.
+<a id="empty_trash"></a>
+How do I empty the trash folder of the persistent partition?
+When deleting the trash in the persistent volume, documents go to a
+hidden trash folder.
+To really delete them, you have to navigate to the
+/live/persistent/*_unlocked/ folder, and tell Nautilus to show hidden
+files. Then open the .Trash (or similar) folder, and delete stuff
+without going to the trash.
+Things will be made easier at some point, we have
+[an open ticket]( for it.
<a id="networking"></a>