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I would like to make it so that files get deleted instantly when I press Delete key in file manager (PCManFM) in Lubuntu (LXDE).

How do I change this setting? A command-line solution is preferred, so that I could automate it upon installation.

I'm using LXDE installed on on Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit.

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How do I format Delete as a key? –  Nickolai Leschov Jun 25 '14 at 19:06

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