RMDIR

Posted On 2007-05-22 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Cisco Linux
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Remove directory, this command will only work if the folders are empty.

Syntax
rmdir [options]... folder(s)...

Options
--ignore-fail-on-non-empty
Ignore each failure that is solely because the
directory is non-empty.
-p, --parents Remove explicit parent directories if being emptied
--verbose Output a diagnostic for every directory processed
--help Display help and exit
--version Output version information and exitExample

Before deleting with a wildcard, it''s wise to echo the files first:

$ echo elvis?costello*.mp3

$ rm elvis?costello*.mp3


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