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I have some important and some unimportant items in trash.

I need to delete the unimportant files from trash, but when I empty the trash, my important files are also deleted.

How to delete trash items using terminal in MacOS?

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What operating system? –  Doug Harris Oct 26 '10 at 13:18

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sudo rm --f

Then Drag and drop the file(s) you wish to delete onto the open Terminal window

Read more: How to Delete Files Using the Terminal in Mac OS X |

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Thank you for you answer it really help to me –  sri Oct 26 '10 at 13:31

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