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Send2Trash -- Send files to trash on all platforms
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This is a Python 2 package. The Python 3 package is at http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Send2Trash3k .

Send2Trash is a small package that sends files to the Trash (or Recycle Bin) *natively* and on
*all platforms*. On OS X, it uses native ``FSMoveObjectToTrashSync`` Cocoa calls, on Windows, it uses native (and ugly) ``SHFileOperation`` win32 calls. On other platforms, it follows the trash specifications from freedesktop.org.

``ctypes`` is used to access native libraries, so no compilation is necessary.

Installation
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Download the source from http://hg.hardcoded.net/send2trash and install it with::

>>> python setup.py install

Usage
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>>> from send2trash import send2trash
>>> send2trash('some_file')

When there's a problem ``OSError`` is raised.