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Old 01-08-2005, 03:16 AM   #1
zameer_india
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how to remove the Directory from terminal


Hi All.....

I would like to remove the directory (non-empty) having garbage (no useful) information from terminal ..... i tried with the command " rmdir " ... but it shows me a message like "Directory not empty" .... but my obligation was to remove this " non Empty " Directory.... any advance command or any other process (not from GUI mode ) from terminal only ....any help would be appretiate.......

thnx in advance....
zameer ahmed syed
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Old 01-08-2005, 03:35 AM   #3
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Thanx Demonbane .....

its working fine....new point to me..
 
  


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