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Command: rm

Arguments: file list

Options: -i -r

Description: Removes (deletes) the specified files

-i   Ask before removing each file (Good idea since it is not possible to reverse a removal)
-r   Recursively remove directories and subdirectories in
     the list. Files will be removed in these directories
     first and then the directory itself. (Useful but dangerous)]]


$ rm test.txt 
$ rm -r test

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