I'm sorry for asking such a basic question: How do I delete everything in a directory, including hidden files and directories? Right now, I use the following: rm -rf * rm -rf .*
I want to delete all files with a given name in all the subdirectories of my home directory. I tried: rm -r file in my home directory, but it didn't work because that file doesn't exist in that ...
I accidentally deleted a file from my laptop. I'm using Fedora. Is it possible to recover the file?
How do you remove a file whose filename begins with a dash (hyphen or minus) -? I'm ssh'd into a remote OSX server and I have this file in my directory: tohru:~ $ ls -l total 8 -rw-r--r-- 1 me ...
How do I delete files in a directory that match a given regexp, or a similar solution, using a Mac terminal?
In VMS one may tell the file system to write junk over the existing contents of a file when it is deleted. Here is the DCL command to identify the file for this kind of treatment: $ SET ...