There are a couple of ways to go about deleting a directory in Linux. You can either handle it graphically from your desktop environment or do it directly from the command line. Either way will work and they8217re both just as effective.

Every desktop environment and file manager is slightly different. This article will walk through the steps of using Budgie with Nemo as a manager but the process is roughly the same with every desktop.

Open your file manager and browse to the location of the directory you want to delete. Once you8217ve found it right click on that directory to open the menu of available actions. Depending on your environment you may see both 8220Delete8221 and 8220Move to Trash8221 or just 8220Move to Trash.8221 It8217s always a safer bet to move the directory to the trash as you can recover it if you make a mistake. Click 8220Move to Trash8221 on your menu.

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