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How can I perform "deltree" in linux terminal ?? I have tried rmdir -fr abc, seem's that can't ..
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ahcong,

the command will be "rm -rf dirname"

rm -rf <dirname> <dirname> <dirname> ...

willcard also can be used.  But must be very careful (rm -rf * will wipe out everything in the current dir and underneath).

samri
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