How to reclaim deleted files space on ubantu.

How to reclaim deleted files space on ubantu.
Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Asked:
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
In general there is no equivalent to the Windows "empty the Recycle Bin" on linux systems.  When a file is deleted, that space immediately becomes available for use.

In Ubuntu there is a "trash" folder but files do not go there automatically; they must be moved there manually.  Some users alias "rm" to "mv * trash", but this has its own associated problems when a user forgets to empty the trash periodically.
Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Author Commented:

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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist/DeveloperCommented:
Seems you were missing a VMWare tag :)
Scott SilvaNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Yeah... Not mentioning VMWare in your question is why you didn't get a proper answer...
Like going to the doctor and saying "I hurt"...
Ajay ChananaMCSE-2003/08|RHCSA| VCP5/6 |vExpert2018Author Commented:
Did find the answer before EE response.
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