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Getting rid of a directory

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You can remove unwanted directories with the rmdir command, provided that they contain no files (see `Getting rid of unwanted files').

For example, to remove a directory named newton:

    % rmdir newton

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See also: How to organize large collections of files
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John Shipman, john@nmt.edu
Last updated: 1995/12/04 19:39:34 UT
URL: http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/help/unix/rmdir.html
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