Linux Command to Delete a file and Delete a Directory

Linux command to delete file and delete folder

Linux Command to Delete a file

rm {file-name}

rm -f -r {file-name}


-f: Forcefully remove file

-r: Remove the contents of directories recursively

Remove or Delete a File Example

To remove a file called xyz.txt type the following command:

rm xyz.txt

To remove all files & subdirectories from a directory

rm -rf  xyz

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