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Old 11-09-2003, 11:59 PM   #1
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:D basics


just trying to delete a folder in terminal, i cant cause it has files n other folders in it...
how can i delete erverythng in a folder in a command?

thx in advance
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Old 11-10-2003, 12:03 AM   #2
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rm -rf <directory name>

watch out for this. it can be very dangerous to use. make sure you do not typo the directory name especially if when using directories directly in "/".
 
Old 11-10-2003, 12:03 AM   #3
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rm -R -f <file/folder name>
 
Old 11-10-2003, 12:08 AM   #4
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excellent quick reply, thnx!
 
Old 11-10-2003, 12:13 AM   #5
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is there an irc channel for this type of setup? full newbies? need some help.. dont think u will be impressed with forum spam
=)
 
Old 11-10-2003, 12:23 AM   #6
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if you have a question, ask it. that, imo, is not spam, so don't sweat it.
 
Old 11-10-2003, 02:01 AM   #7
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http://www.linux.org/docs/ that will get you a good start
 
  


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