Commit 2009fde0 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

Clean available disk space: do it at the root, and how to see hidden files in nautilus.

parent 4ef59f02
......@@ -101,10 +101,11 @@ be deleted during the operation.
1. Open Nautilus, either from the <span class="guimenu">Places</span> menu or
the <span class="guilabel">Computer</span> icon on the desktop.
1. Navigate to a folder on the disk that you want to clean.
1. Go to the root of the disk that you want to clean (click on the
disk in the left panel).
1. Right-click in the folder and choose <span class="guimenuitem">Wipe
available diskspace</span>.
1. Right-click in empty space in the right panel and choose <span
class="guimenuitem">Wipe available diskspace</span>.
[[!img wipe_available_diskspace.png link=no alt="Right-click&nbsp;▸ Wipe
available diskspace"]]
......@@ -114,14 +115,16 @@ be deleted during the operation.
1. The cleaning will start. It can last from a few minutes to a few hours,
according to the size of the available diskspace. Be patient…
Note that a file called <span class="filename">oooooooo.ooo</span> is
created in the folder. <span class="application">Nautilus Wipe</span> tries to make it as big as possible
to use all the available diskspace and then securely deletes it.
Note that a file called <span
class="filename">oooooooo.ooo</span> is created in the
folder. <span class="application">Nautilus Wipe</span> tries to
make it as big as possible to use all the available diskspace and
then securely deletes it.
<div class="caution">
This option does not delete hidden files. Previously deleted files can
still appear in hidden trash folders (files and folders whose name
start with . are hidden).
still exist in hidden trash folders: you can make them appear in
Nautilus by doing "View → Show hidden files".
</div>
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