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Old 03-22-2002, 11:10 PM   #1
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Easy question on a command


Here is a easy one for all ya linux people out there, I don't know how I haven't ran across this yet but how do you at the prompt move, delete and copy a directory and all subdirectorys? Thanks
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Old 03-22-2002, 11:19 PM   #2
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use the '-r- option with cp command.
mv command will work without any options.

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Old 03-22-2002, 11:28 PM   #3
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Just be aware that "-r" follows symbolic links and "-R" does not.
 
Old 03-23-2002, 06:30 AM   #4
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What about to delete a folder?
 
Old 03-23-2002, 07:25 AM   #5
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rm -rf directory name.
 
Old 03-24-2002, 11:05 AM   #6
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rm -rf directory name
rmdir to remove any empty directory. much like dos

note: to rename multiple files try using rename
 
  


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