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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
It doesn’t matter if you are using Windows, Linux or Mac, as long as you don’t maintain it, it will grow out of hand and become very messy. Previously, we have discussed 8 useful ways and Bleachbit to help you maintain a clean lean Ubuntu machine.
This time, we are going to show you 4 more ways to keep your Ubuntu clean.
1. Delete a file permanently instead of moving to trash
When you delete a file, it will be moved to the trash and remain there infinitely until you empty your trash. If you have completely no use for the file, why not delete it permanently and free up some space?
In your Nautilus (file manager), go to Edit -> Preferences. Under the Behavior tab, check the box “Include a Delete command that bypass Trash“. Click Ok.