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Re: how do I delete not empty directories

> I have been trying to delete directories that are not empty. I try doing
> a rm -d * but I get a response that the operation is not allowed. I am
> logged in as root. What am I doing wrong. I am looking something that
> works like deltree in dos.

rm -rf dirname

In general, refer to "man rm", or "man <whatever>". They have ALL the answers.

Alex Y.
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