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Linux and Unix Shell Programming by David Tansley

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rm

Format:

rm options files 

Options:

-I Prompt before each file is deleted (safe mode)
-r Remove a directory if it exists

rm will delete files and/or directories.

					$ rm myfile 
$ rm -r /var/spool/tmp
				

will delete all files including directories from /var/spool/tmp and below.

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