I use the command rm -rf directory but i came across the following article : Article
That suggests that rsynch to an empty folder is the fastest way? rsync -a –delete empty/ a Why is this the case ?
Is there another faster method to delete a nonEmpty folder ?
I am having the same problem as described here since two weeks. I even did not notice it at first.I know the workaround, deleting it also with shift + del. But why is that now? I cannot even delete files on all Windows file systems as root.
Chance is that there will be empty files (zero byte files) and empty directories (that doesn’t contain any files) in your system. In this article, I will show you how to locate these empty directories and files and delete them.
The command you can use is the "find" command. To find empty directories in the current directory, you use the option -empty:
Sorry, I know this must have been asked before but I couldn't find it...
Is there a command to remove all files and subdirectories in a directory WITHOUT deleting the directory?
For example if I have directory "dontDeleteMe" with subdirectories "1", "2", "3" and each subdirectory has a few pictures in it, how can I remove the subdirectories "1", "2", and "3" and all the files in the them, withou
Hi all,I've deleted lots of unneeded files off my External HDD, which then appeared in the wastebasket. All but one of these directories disappeared when I emptied the wastebasket, but one folder will not delete out.