Re: Removing downloaded Oracle software

From: Frits Hoogland <>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 16:54:18 +0200
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rm -rf /u04/db_files/directory_to_be_removed frits

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 4:34 PM, J. Dex <> wrote:

> I am nervous about doing this since it is Linux versus other OS. What is
> the correct command to use to remove a directory and all of the files that
> fall under that directory without receiving questions back about whether or
> not want to remove various files within the that directory? In other
> words, using the example below, I want to remove the
> "directory_to_be_removed" including any files that are in it without having
> to respond yes repeatedly? The directory being removed is actually
> downloaded Oracle software from CD (but not the location where the install
> of the software itself is actually located at).
> /u04/db_files/directory_to_be_removed
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