Examples of removing directories

To remove an empty directory:

   rmdir docs

This removes the empty directory docs from the current directory.

To remove a directory containing files and subdirectories:

   rm -r projectX

This deletes the directory projectX and any files or subdirectories that it holds.

To remove a directory interactively:

   rm -ir plan9

This will prompt you for confirmation before removing each subdirectory, any files and the directory plan9 itself.

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