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Remove stubborn files

Contributed by: Scot Hacker
This tip is valid for: Both BeOS and Haiku

Once in a blue moon, the Be File System may refuse to allow you to delete a file or folder. BeOS 5 includes a new command-line tool called forcerm, made for just this purpose. Just open a terminal, cd to the location of the stubborn file, and use:

forcerm filename

See also: Check filesystem integrity

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