How to delete a file or folders?

Firstly, log in as root. Then go to directory where you want to delete file or folder.

1.To delete file, type this
rm <file.ext>

2. To delete folder, type this
rm <folder> -Rvf

Note : You can delete without go to its directory where contain the folder/ file. For example, now you are in /usr folders (type pwd, stands for present work directory– I think, because i forget it =) to make you know where are you know)

root@user:/usr# pwd
/usr

Then, you want to delete file in Desktop, type this

root@computername:/usr# rm /home/username/Desktop/<file.ext>

And if you want to delete folder, type this

root@computername:/usr# rm /home/username/Desktop/<folder> -Rvf

Hope this will useful for you!
 

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