Delete/Remove File In Linux

Delete/Remove File In Linux

Files can be removed or deleted by using different commands in Linux. The removal of the file deletes related file system information from the file system table. While deleting a file there are different ways like prompt deletion, display verbose output, etc. Delete/Remove File with rm Command The rm command is a defacto command to … Read more

How To Remove (Delete) Symbolic Links In Linux?

How To Remove (Delete) Symbolic Links In Linux?

A symbolic link is a file that redirects into another file or folder. Symbolic links also called shortcuts in Windows operating system. Symbolic links provide the ability to put a single file or directory into multiple locations without copying. Symbolic links do not contain actual data where only provides a link to the actual data … Read more

Delete Non-Empty Directory In Linux – “rmdir directory not empty” Solution

Delete Non-Empty Directory In Linux - "rmdir directory not empty" Solution

The rmdir command is used to remove directories in Linux operating system. But when we try to use the rmdir command to remove the specified directory we get the “rmdir directory not empty” error. In order to remove a non-empty directory, what should I do? Can I use the rmdir in order to remove a … Read more

What Will Happen When Delete Root File System with “rm -Rf /”?

What Will Happen When Delete Root File System with "rm -Rf /"?

The Linux geeks talk about the Linux file system structure its benefits and advantages over other operating system file systems etc. The Linux uses the root or / as the file system root and layout files and folders under this in a structural manner. Linux mostly used with commands like mkdir, rm, etc. But you … Read more

Linux rm Command Tutorial

Linux rm Command Tutorial

rm command is the ultimate tool used to remove/delete files and directories in Linux distributions. The rm command is provided by all Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, CentOS, RHEL, Fedora. There are alternatives to the rm command like rmdir but it provides only removal of the directories. rm Command Syntax rm command has … Read more

How To Remove/Delete Directories In Linux?

How To Remove/Delete Directories In Linux?

Directories are used to store other directories of files. A directory can be even empty. Linux provides different commands in order to delete directory or directories. Command-line or GUI file managers can be used to delete or remove directories in Linux. In this tutorial, we will examine rm, rmdir, find commands alongside Nautilus File Manager … Read more