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Old 08-19-2004, 07:07 PM   #1
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basic


how do u delete a file in the terminal?

delete *filename here* wont work for me like it did in windows :P
 
Old 08-19-2004, 07:16 PM   #2
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rm <filename>

to delete a directory and all it's contents

rm -rf <directory>
 
Old 08-19-2004, 07:17 PM   #3
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the command you want is "rm"..... just do a : rm filename


[EDIT] when I hit post reply I found that Mephisto had already answered ...
sorry for reposting....

Last edited by qcoder; 08-19-2004 at 07:20 PM.
 
Old 08-19-2004, 08:06 PM   #4
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Re: basic

Quote:
Originally posted by Ryan450
how do u delete a file in the terminal?

delete *filename here* wont work for me like it did in windows :P
How do I get my food in China?

"Bring me those pork-chops!" like at home doesn't work!


My recommendation is to read and learn.
http://www.tldp.org/LDP/intro-linux/html/index.html


Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 08-20-2004, 05:38 PM   #5
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Smile

Another thing you might check out is a book called "LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition"
which can be found here: http://www.icon.co.za/~psheer/book/index.html.gz
 
Old 08-21-2004, 12:59 AM   #6
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Rute is excellent!!! i've used it several times...easy to read, easy to follow..easy to learn.
 
  


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