Sometimes you may want to empty the trash folder, but still the files or folders you want to delete refuse to disappear. To solve this problem, use a UNIX command to be entered in a Terminal. Note: do not forget to drag the files to the end of the command.
" by spaces. The uppercase "R" is vital. It deletes files and folders.Don't enter the quotes.
- Launch the Terminal
- Type "sudo*rm*-R*"
- Drag the files you want to delete files after this command
- Give an Administrator password
For more information about the "rm" command, type "man rm" in the Terminal.