I want to delete many configuration folder in my home user folder but I can't figure out how to delete them. How can I delete a hidden folder?
You can remove hidden directories (with
. at the beginning of the name) like normal directories:
rm -rf .directory_name
r for recursive,
f for force).
To display hidden directories use
-a option for
You can also use
mc or some other file manager to remove them. Most of them will have option to display hidden directories in View menu or in settings. In
mc hidden directories are displayed by default.