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hpr0731 :: Klaatu the ubiquity and potential danger of the rm command

Klaatu explains a creative, more forgiving alternative to the rm command

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Hosted by Klaatu on 2011-05-22 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
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Duration: 00:19:29


Klaatu discusses the imbalance between the ubiquity and potential danger of the rm command. He proposes the alternative command, trash.

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Comment #1 posted on 2011-05-28 13:52:25 by brother mouse

another approach

Since you like bash: alias rm="rm -i"

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