How do I unlock a file ? / SOLVED & understood !
SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux
i-ubux at synass.net
Wed Apr 9 06:31:37 BST 2008
On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 14:18 +1000, Ranmadhu wrote:
> SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> > All your hints tell me do remove a folder with "rm" !?
> > I always assumed "rm" is used to remove files !?
> > Isn't "rmdir" the command to remove a directory ???
> > Cheers, svobi
> rm -r is for directories.
> From the rm man page:
> "-r, -R, --recursive
> remove directories and their contents recursively"
OK, now I got it ! ;-D
This also means that, as a newbie, I have to be very carefully
how and what to use to avoid errorous removing of files in the
respective directory tree !! ;-))
Thanks a lot for pointing to this.
Couldn't find in Ubuntu Linux Toolbox and its 1000+ !
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