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Old 11-27-2003, 03:00 PM   #1
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Command to remove a directory...

Hey, what is the command to remove a directery via terminal ?
Old 11-27-2003, 03:04 PM   #2
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rm -r (rm -rf to force)
but next time, check the man page (man rm)
Old 11-28-2003, 02:06 PM   #3
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Many thanks Forgot about the man pages..

btw, I love your sig


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