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How to delete a folder name containing *

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say directory name is di* then how to delete it?

posted Aug 20, 2014 by anonymous

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Try to rename the folder and delete
try putting the name in quotes

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Add the directory name in double quotes [ " "].

For example, if dir* is the directory name, rmdir "dir*" deletes dir* directory.

answer Aug 20, 2014 by Ranjith
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Move it to some tmp directory and delete parent directory.

answer Aug 20, 2014 by Abhay
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