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n00bJoe 03-09-2006 08:05 AM

Q: on deleting directory trees
 
As a linux n00b, I have a basic question: Can I use "rm" to delete an entire directory tree?

Thansk in advance.

nx5000 03-09-2006 08:07 AM

Code:

rm -rf <directory>

n00bJoe 03-09-2006 08:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nx5000
Code:

rm -rf <directory>

Thank you!

:)

anti.corp 03-09-2006 12:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by n00bJoe
Thank you!

:)

Hi,

Be carefull when you are using the 'force' option though ;)

Sincerely, Jorgen


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