Re: removing directories even they are not empty

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"M. Zabtoo" wrote:
> I have done a great expreiment with linux 8, installation and
> uninstallatoin of so many softwares. but it leave me with lot of
> directories and now i want to delete them at all. Is thier any way to
> delete them even they are full.

Yes, use
rm -r /path/to/directory
rm -rf /path/to/directory
The first will ask for each file to delete, the latter will just
silently delete them. Warning: There is no (easy) undelete, and no
reecycle bin! You need to have sufficient privileges for the files and
directories, I guess you need to be root. *Be careful*!

Best regards,
Martin Stricker
Linux Migration Project:
Red Hat Linux 8.0 for low memory:
Registered Linux user #210635:

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