Couldn’t Empty Trash on My Mac

So I could not empty the trash on my Mac…kept on receiving an error…here is the solution I used.  Again, be careful since you are using the Terminal utility found in the Utilities Folder.  If you do not understand this then do not try it…

Once in Terminal type (in bold):

cd .Trash/ <- changes directly to Trash

ls <– Lists all the files in the Trash so you can verify you are in the right spot

rm -rf * <– Removes the files

When done you can close the Terminal Window and when you go in to the Trash it is gone…



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