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Can't Delete Folder at Root

Can't Delete Folder at Root

Can't Delete Folder at Root

(OP)
I mistakenly copied a folder "s -lah com.papercut.client.plist" to the root of all my machines using ARD. I tried rmdir /s\ -lah\ com.papercut.client.plist but get folder not found. Looking for the correct command and syntax, thanks

ls
.DS_Store
.DocumentRevisions-V100
.Spotlight-V100
.Trashes
.file
.fseventsd
.hotfiles.btree
.vol
Applications
Library
Network
System
Users
Volumes
bin
cores
dev
etc
home
installer.failurerequests
net
private
s -lah com.papercut.client.plist

RE: Can't Delete Folder at Root

You probably need to either quote it, or use wildcards. Try these...

CODE

cd /
rm -rf "s -lah com.papercut.client.plist"
rm -rf 's -lah com.papercut.client.plist'
rm -rf *.plist 

If the dash is causing parser problems, you can add a '--' just after the "rm -rf".

CODE

cd /
rm -rf -- "s*.plist" 

RE: Can't Delete Folder at Root

(OP)
I ran a LS from a machine and got -lah com.papercut.client.plist?. rm -rf *.plist? worked. Thanks SamBones

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