rm 💣

Removes files or directories.

💀 Removal is irreversible.

Remove a single file

rm some-file

Remove multiple files

rm first-file second-file third-file

Remove a directory -r

rm -r my-dir

Set to prompt before every removal -i

rm -ri my-dir

Set to suppress any interaction/error -f

rm -rf my-dir my-non-existing-dir

About Living in the Shell
Obsessed with doing things in the shell, I’ve decided to share my daily struggles on living in the shell as terse but informative posts.