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I would like to recursively delete a folder and his subfolders. I use ncftp. This application provides rm and rmdir.

I already looked up the manpage, but it doesn't help.

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This is how it works:

rm -rf directory
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Tried that already... > rm -rf html delete html: remote rmdir failed. ncftp ... > – Martin Cleaver Dec 12 '14 at 15:33

You need to use /*, as in rm -rf directory/*

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no, the other answer works just fine even without the star. – Jakuje Jan 22 at 20:07

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