rm command

rm [-f] [-i] [-r] [filenames | directory]

The rm command is used to remove a file, the rm command will delete a file without any conformation. Below are some of the switches which can be used:

-f = Remove all files (whether write-protected or not) in a directory without prompting the user. In a write-protected directory, however, files are never removed (whatever their permissions are), but no messages are displayed. If the removal of a write-protected directory is attempted, this option will not suppress an error message.
-i = Interactive. With this option, rm prompts for confirmation before removing any files. It over- rides the -f option and remains in effect even if the standard input is not a terminal.
-r = Recursively remove directories and sub-directories in the argument list. The directory will be emptied of files and removed. The user is normally prompted for removal of any write-protected files which the directory contains. The write-protected files are removed without prompting, however, if the -f option is used, or if the standard input is not a terminal and the -i option is not used.  Symbolic links that are encountered with this option will not be traversed.  If the removal of a non-empty, write-protected directory is attempted, the utility will always fail (even if the -f option is used), resulting in an error message.

I have added an example of the rm command, just so you can see exactly how its used:

rm myfile.txt
This will remove the file myfile.txt

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