-rf What does it mean?

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  1. jmanprousk

    jmanprousk New Member

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    I saw someones signature, and I saw that it said "Never type -rf while in /Applications.

    What does it mean?
  2. ZhiZhi778

    ZhiZhi778 Member

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    it should've been "rm -rf" which actually means delete everything that is inside /Applications

    rm(=remove) -r(recursive)-f(force) [these are arguments for the remove command]

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