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

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 | eHow.com

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