In Windows there's a difference between hitting Del key or Shift+Del keys.

Hitting Del would simply move the file to recycle bin but hitting Shift+Del will delete the file permanently.

My question is: Does it work the same way in Nautilus?

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    works the same way as in windows – Chinmaya B Jul 20 '14 at 14:51
  • try it yourself create an empty document and then shift+del it you will see a permenantly delete prompt – Chinmaya B Jul 20 '14 at 14:52
  • So where's Ubuntu recycle bin? Is that the lost & found folder? – Itai Ganot Jul 20 '14 at 14:53
  • No. It's .local/share/Trash. – mikewhatever Jul 20 '14 at 14:59

Works the same way as in windows ,also you can try it yourself

  1. Create empty document by right click anywhere on desktop and going to create document option there you will find empty document option

  2. after that delete that document with only del button

  3. then recreate a document with same procedure or restore the previous document then shift+del it.

You will see difference yourself(ubuntu recycle bin is trash the last Icon in dash[ubuntu start bar])

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