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Odd_Bloke 08-29-2003 05:13 PM

Deleting Whole Trees
Despite it being environment-damaging, I was wondering if there are console commands that will delete entire directory trees? I have a /lot/ of useless stuff in my downloads directory and often want to get rid of install directories without having to go through all 50 sub-directories deleting everything and then the sub-directories themselves and then all the files in the directory and then the directory itself.

Don't worry, my forestry will be safety-conscious. :D


DrOzz 08-29-2003 05:14 PM

rm -rf /nameofdirectory

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