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e2rm(1)

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2020-02-05

e2tools

utilities for manipulating files in an ext2/ext3 filesystem

NAME

e2rm - removes files and directories on an ext2 filesystem

SYNOPSIS

e2rm [options] files...

DESCRIPTION

The e2rm command removes files and directories on an ext2 filesystem.

OPTIONS

-r Recursively delete files if a directory name is given.
-v Be verbose.

Note

This program expects to have a full ext2 file specification for each argument.

EXAMPLES

Remove a file
e2rm -v boot.img:/boot/grub/grub.c1 /boot/grub/grub.c2
Remove a directory and all the files
e2rm -r boot.img:/boot/grub

AUTHOR

The e2tools were written by Keith Sheffield <>.
This manual page was written by Lucas Wall <>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).
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