I wanted to delete files and folder recursively from a particular folder so I ran this command from that folder rm -rf * I assumed it would delete all files/directories under the current directory ...
I have a root folder with a text file in it called pairs.txt. Within that root folder are other folders with text files called pairs.txt in them. Is there a simple way to remove them using rm? I ...
I use vim a lot, and my area has power failure a lot. So the resultant is I get many *.swp files scattered over my PC. I want an alias of rm command that removes all files with either .swp, ~, ...
I'm trying to learn some directory navigagtion with bash and all I know is that rmdir directoryname will remove the directory but not if it's containing something. Is there a way to force it to ...
I am working through SSH on a WD My Book World Edition. Basically I would like to start at a particular directory level, and recursively remove all sub-directories matching .Apple* - how would I go ...
I am trying to remove all files and subdirectories in a directory. I used rm -r to remove all files, but I want to remove all files and subdirectories, excluding the top directory itself. For ...