OSX hides a function for the immediate deleting of files and folders.

This function deletes directly and the data is not moved to the recycle bin first.

The advantage of this is that the recycle bin does not have to be emptied afterwards. However, the file is permanently deleted on the Mac and can only be restored through backup.


Using this key combination, you can execute the direct deletion of files and folders.


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alt + cmd + Backspace Deletes files and folders permanently and does not move them to the Recycle Bin


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