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Old 12-25-2002, 12:13 PM   #1
R4z0r
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How do you delete a directory?


Hi,

A very sill question I know but how do you delete a directory which is full of files and/or other directories? rmdir seems to only want to delete empty directorys!

Also rm is asking for confimation on veery file I want to delete even as root, how can I change this?

I'm using RH 7.3.

Thanks,

R4z0r
 
Old 12-25-2002, 12:16 PM   #2
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rm -rf <directory-name>


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