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i am trying to remove a directory in Terminal but it just says blahblahblah is a directory. and it doesnt delete. is there another command for deleting Directorys?...
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    Removing a Directory?


    i am trying to remove a directory in Terminal but it just says blahblahblah is a directory. and it doesnt delete. is there another command for deleting Directorys?

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    rmdir -r directoryname

    see here:

    http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/dirman.html

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    Or

    Code:
    rm -rf <Directory>
    Make sure though that you specifie the directory, because rm -rf are a very powerful command.
    Regards

    Andutt

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