Removing directories

To remove a directory use the command:

   rmdir directory_name

The directory must be empty before you can delete it. You will need to remove any files and subdirectories that it contains.

To remove a directory that contains files use the command:

   rm -r directory_name

This deletes all the contents of the directory including any subdirectories.


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