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rm -r directory

Posted on 2001-08-10
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Hi,
i want to get rid of a directory, sub directories and all contents so i sue the rm -r directory name, but how do i get rid of the annoying propmts?

regards
Peewee
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rm -fr

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Werner
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by:prashant_n_mhatre
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'rmdir' is also a command available on some flavours of Unix for this purpose.
I don't know how it works.
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many thanks
peewee
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Hi Peewee, usually a 'man <command>' helps solving these issues much faster :-)

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