How to delete a file in the Linux terminal?
- August 28, 2020 at 9:02 AM #3681Santhosh Kumar DKeymaster@santhosh
Learning how to delete a file in the Linux terminal makes it easy to manage files. To delete a file, you need to use the
rmcommand followed by the file name that you want to delete.
To delete a single file, use the
rmcommand followed by the file name.
And to delete multiple files, use the
rmcommand followed by file names separated by a space.
rm filename1 filename2 filename3
Note: Please be careful when deleting files or directories, because once deleted, it is not easy to recover them.
Learn more Linux commands.August 28, 2020 at 1:06 PM #3697Santhosh Kumar DKeymaster@santhosh
If a file is write-protected, you will be prompted to confirm the deletion. To force delete a file without being prompted, you need to use the
rm -fcommand followed by the file name.
rm -f filename
- How to create a virtual environment in Python?
- How to change the directory in the Command Prompt?
- How to add a shortcode in WordPress PHP template file?
- Useful websites to research stocks
- How to check Linux uptime?
- How to check Linux last reboot time?
- How to ZIP and UNZIP files in Linux?
- How to change the file owner and group in Linux?
- Protect your email address with Firefox Relay
- How to change the language in Microsoft Office?
- How to get Twitter dark mode on desktop and mobile?
- How to find a file in the Linux terminal?
- How to delete a directory in the Linux terminal?
- How to delete a file in the Linux terminal?
- Announcing Arclind Mindspace – Crash course platform for self-learners