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Cannot delete folder - Content seems to be nested recursively

I cannot delete a folder located on my hard disk by any means. I don't quite know how it was created, all I know is, that it is a pretty deep structure of folders (too deep to delete it at once, ...
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1answer
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Linux: which is “most appropriate” directory to place an exectuable for all users?

A bit of newb question.. I usually install packages and don't worry about these things. But, now I have a one file executable CLI program (Kindlegen from Amazon). I want it to be in the path of all ...
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1answer
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How to add a directory not on C:\ to the PATH variable

I have recently installed Python in D:\Python32 and added that directory to my PATH variable, but it doesn't seem to work. Does PATH only work with C:\ ? OS is Win XP Pro 64
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3answers
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Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in?

Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in? It may seem like a very simple question, but I couldn't find it. I checked inside %APPDATA%, but there were noting relevant there. ...
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4answers
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What is the difference between forward slashes and backslashes in paths? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows use backslashes for paths and Unix forward slashes? What is the main difference between forward slash (/) and backslash (\) in reference to paths, both ...
4
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1answer
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Best practice for storing custom commands (Unix)

I wish to know if there's any standard or recommended place to store your own custom commands (should you prefer not to install them in /usr/local/bin)? I'm referring to small gimmicks that I, ...
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2answers
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Create directories

Is there an easy way to create all subdirectories of a path in linux ? Something like mkdir /a/b/c/d/e/f executed in / should create directories a,b,c,d,e,f
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1answer
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Linux-style path on windows or vice versa

I have a directory that is synchronized between my windows and linux installations via dropbox. In Windows Vista, it appears as X:\ drive, in Linux (latest xubuntu), it's mounted as /x/ directory. ...
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4answers
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What is the difference between ./ and ../?

when we specify the file path some times we specify like ./filename and some time ../filename what is difference between these two?
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2answers
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Is there a Word field code for the folder path?

In MS Word you can insert a field code to show the document file name with the option to include or not the full path. What I want is to only insert the folder path excluding the file name. Macros ...