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Remove files and dirs

Remove files and dirs: Linux: Files and Permissions
Remove files and dirs: Linux: Files and Permissions

Removing files incorrectly can end badly. Linux supports asking for confirmation before deleting files using the interactive option. Linux also provides rmdir a safe way to delete empty directories. Using both of these and testing file globs with ls before utilizing them will make deleting files safer.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Network Administration IT Operating Systems Linux

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