rm - remove files or directories.
On this page we only give you a short introduction with a few examples. We encourage you to read the manual (
rm is a UNIX command (short for "remove") used for removing files, directories, links etc from the filesystem. It resembles the old DOS command
del. Wikipedia has more information: Read about rm on wikipedia .
$ ls file_name.txt file_name.txt $ rm file_name.txt $ ls file_name.txt ls: cannot access file_name.txt: No such file or directory