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Old 05-16-2002, 12:32 AM   #1
tarak4u
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Talking ha ha i forgot command how to delete file


It's look like funny i had installed Redhat on my pc and i forgot the command to delete a file.and another thing is that how to create a new file and i like to write some chracter and like to save with a particular name please ....... help me for this
 
Old 05-16-2002, 12:36 AM   #2
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to delete a file use
rm -f filename
to create an empty file issue
touch filename
then you can open it and write whatever you want
also you can create an empty file and start editing it right away with any text editor, for instance vi
vi filename
 
Old 05-16-2002, 02:14 AM   #3
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also to add to this, rmdir will remove a directory.

man rmdir
man rm
for all available options.
 
  


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