How to remove a folder with all the files within a Linux Environment
How do I delete all files and folders stored in:
/home/jerry/movies directories under Linux operating systems?
You need to use the rm command.
Open a terminal or shell (bash) prompt and type the following command to delete everything in /home/jerry/movies
rm -rf *
OR you can use the following single command:
rm -rf /home/jerry/movies/
Please note that all folders and files including movies will be deleted. Once deleted you will not able to get back your data. So be careful when typing rm -rf command.