trash-list(1) General Commands Manual trash-list(1)

trash-list - List trashed files.

trash-list [OPTIONS]...

List all the contents of the trashcan.

Show help message and exit.
Use TRASHDIR as trash folder. Can be used multiple times
Show program's version number and exit.

List all trashed files or grep output:

$ trash-list
2008-06-23 21:57:26 /home/andrea/src/bluetrash/pippo
2008-06-23 21:50:41 /home/andrea/foobar
2008-06-23 21:50:49 /home/andrea/foobar
2008-06-23 21:53:13 /media/disk/adsfljasldj
$ trash-list | grep foo
2008-06-23 21:50:41 /home/andrea/foobar
2008-06-23 21:50:49 /home/andrea/foobar

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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 <>.

trash-put(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.