VSCode Rimraf allows you to permanently delete files and folders (similarly to
Install the extension from the VS Marketplace or by typing this in the Command Palette:
Next, you will see a dialog box warning you that enabling the extension will empty the trash.
Make sure to restore any important files in the trash, and then click Enable. VSCode Rimraf is now set up.
While VSCode Rimraf is enabled, deleting files from the VSCode GUI will delete them permanently instead of moving them to the trash.
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