trash-list - Man Page

List trashed files.


trash-list [Options]...


List all the contents of the trashcan.


-h,  --help

Show help message and exit.


Use TRASHDIR as trash folder. Can be used multiple times


Show program's version number and exit.


List all trashed files or grep output:

$ trash-list
2008-06-23 21:57:26 /home/andrea/src/bluetrash/pippo
2008-06-23 21:50:41 /home/andrea/foobar
2008-06-23 21:50:49 /home/andrea/foobar
2008-06-23 21:53:13 /media/disk/adsfljasldj
$ trash-list | grep foo
2008-06-23 21:50:41 /home/andrea/foobar
2008-06-23 21:50:49 /home/andrea/foobar


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Trash was written by Andrea Francia <>. The original version of trash-empty was contributed by Einar Orn Olason <>. The first version of manual pages was written by Steve Stalcup <>  and was modified by Massimo Cavalleri <>.

See Also

trash-put(1), trash-restore(1), trash-empty(1), trash-rm(1), and the Trash Specification at

Both are released under the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later.

Referenced By

trash(1), trash-empty(1), trash-restore(1), trash-rm(1).