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Question: MacBook Trash Problem

Can't drag items to trash in a MacBook running OS 10.7.5. Files have an item below the filename that looks like a circle with a diagonal line through it.


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Mar 5, 2018 10:27 AM in response to Pierre123 In response to Pierre123

Try this:


Visit The XLab FAQs and read the FAQ on solving Trash issues. You can also try using Trash It! 5.1 to fix the problem. Or you can try this:


Open the Terminal in the Utilities' folder and paste the following at the prompt:


sudo rm -Rf ~/.Trash


Press RETURN. Enter your admin password when prompted. It will not echo to the screen. Press RETURN again.


(Should anyone tell you this is dangerous or unnecessary, please ignore the comment.)

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