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
$ rmdir myfolder
Before removing directories with a wildcard, it's wise to list them first:
$ ls -d britney*/
“When you remove layers, simplicity and speed happen” ~ Ginni Rometty
find . -type d -empty -delete - Delete all empty directories.
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).