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Monday, 17 July 2017

Delete the directories - rmdir Linux command


rmdir [options] directories
Delete the named directories (not the contents). directories are deleted from the parent directory and must be empty (if not, rm -r can be used instead). See also mkdir.


Print a help message and then exit.

Ignore failure to remove directories that are not empty.

-p, --parents
Remove directories and any intervening parent directories that become empty as a result. Useful for removing subdirectory trees.

Verbose mode; print message for each directory as it is processed.

Print version information and then exit.
Annamalai Thangaraj

Annamalai is working as Technical Lead in Leading Telecom company with 5+ years experience in Identity and Access Management , Telecom and Networks, BigData, Java, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, AngularJS, and Enterprise Web Application Development.

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