Linux rm command

If you wish to remove a file or folder within your Linux system you can use the rm command. In this article, we’ll show the basic usage of the Linux rm Command.

Delete a file using Linux rm command

rm myFile.txt

Delete recursively using Linux rm -r

When you wish to delete all files and directories you can use rm -r

rm -r /directory/

Delete a file without asking for permission

rm -f myFile.txt

Delete a file using WildCard

This will delete all .txt files

rm -f *.txt

Delete all files and the directory

rm -rf /path/to/directory

Delete file and display information

rm -v myFile.txt

Delete file while being prompted for it

rm -i myFile.txt
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