What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?




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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / ziauddin

rmdir directoryname

note the directory must be empty

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / sambasivarao

This has two options

1) If directory is an empty directory
$rmdir <directory name>

2) If it is non-empty directory
$rm -rf <directory name>

-r means delete recursively
-f means delete forcibly.

It deletes your mentioned directory without informing
you that it is going to delete the whole directory (sub
directories and files in that directory)

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / brajesh kumar

for removing directory
rm -rf *
for all dir

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / swathi

$rm -r dir1
-r removes all contents of dir1 and also dir1 itself.

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / khemnath chauhan

$rmdir <dirname>
will remove the diretory.
$rmdir -i <dirname>
will remove interactively

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / brijmohan

rmdir is used.

we can also use rm -rf to remove directory recursively.
means it will first remove all files and folder from that
directory then it will remove current folder.

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / yuvaevergreen

rm -r

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What Command will remove a Directory in UNIX?..

Answer / suryakanta

rm-rf directoryname
this will remove the directory forcefully from unix.

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