Speeding up 'Taking out the trash'
If you are on Mac OS and have ever tried to empty out your time machine backup disk, you’ve no doubt run into this issue. Emptying the trash, when you have just deleted a 100,000+ files will take hours…literally. Fortunately, there are solutions. 1. Try the command line: Open up Terminal.app and go to the trash folder that you want to empty: cd /Volumes//.Trash/ rm -rf (usually...