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I am trying to delete a folder that has sub folders, and a git repository.

Doing:

rm -R folder_name/

doesn't work, it prompts me for some folders that are GIT specific?

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@user27449: if Ignacio's answer solves your issue, please mark it as the answer, for the reference of those looking to assist. – Zayne S Halsall Nov 20 '10 at 10:01
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It's working fine, it's just asking you if you're certain you want to delete files and folders you normally wouldn't be able to. Add -f if you want to force deletion of anything it comes across.

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