To remove an empty directory use the command:
To remove a directory which contains files or sub-directories use this way:
rm -r not-emty-directory/
If you want to ignore a nonexistent files and never prompt, use the option "f":
rm -rf not-empty-directory/
Command rm has option "v" which explains what is being done.
rm -rv directory
If you don't have permision to delete folder add sudo at the beginning:
sudo rm -rv directory
If you are not 100 % sure if you want remove all the files in directory, use -i option:
rm -rvi directory
Shell will ask you before remove each file.
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