You can delete the file using the rm command. rm comes from remove.
Try deleting the file foo.txt using the rm command.
Delete directory and all its contents - "-r" option of rm command
To remove the directory and all its contents, use the "-r" option of the rm command. "-R" comes from recursive.
rm -r DirectoryName
This command will delete the directory and all the files in it, so be careful.
Forcibly delete files - "-f" option of rm command
If you try to delete a file with the rm command, you may be asked if you want to delete the file.
Even in such a case, if you want to delete it without confirmation, use the "-f" option of the rm command. "-F" comes from force.
rm -rf DirectoryName
Be careful when using this command as it will delete the directory and all the files in it without confirmation.
Show help --help option
Use the "--help" option to get help.
Help is displayed.
Usage: rm [OPTION] ... FILE ... Remove (unlink) the FILE (s). -f, --force ignore nonexistent files, never prompt -i, --interactive prompt before any removal --no-preserve-root do not treat `/'specially (the default) --preserve-root fail to operate recursively on `/' -r, -R, --recursive remove directories and their contents recursively -v, --verbose explain what is being done --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit