rmdir

Remove directory, this command will only work if the folders are empty.

Syntax
      rmdir [options]... folder(s)...

Options
      --ignore-fail-on-non-empty
                  Ignore each failure that is solely because the
                  directory is non-empty.

  -p, --parents   Remove explicit parent directories if being emptied

      --verbose   Output a diagnostic for every directory processed

      --help      Display help and exit

      --version   Output version information and exit

Example

$ rmdir myfolder

Before removing directories with a wildcard, it's wise to list them first:

$ ls -d britney*/

"It devoured my paper, it was a really good paper" ~ Ellen Feiss

Related:

rm - Remove files (rm -rf will recursively remove folders and their contents)
ls -al - List information about files
Equivalent Windows commands: RD - Delete folders or entire folder trees (DELTREE)


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