remove dir bash command


Remove / Delete directory called /tmp/foo

Open the terminal. Type the following command:

$ rmdir /tmp/foo

Recursive removal

Remove all files and directories (recursive removal):

$ rm -rf /path/to/directory
$ rm -rf /tmp/foo

Please note that you can also pass -p option to rmdir command. Each directory argument is treated as a pathname of which all components will be removed, if they are empty, starting with the last most component:

$ rmdir -p /tmp/x/y/z