trash-put man page

trash-put — Command line trash utility.


trash-put [arguments] ...


Trash-cli package provides a command line interface trashcan utility compliant with the Trash Specification. It remembers the name, original path, deletion date, and permissions of each trashed file.


Names of files or directories to move in the trashcan.


$ trash-put foo   # trashes foo 


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