Help Using Terminal To Delete Stubborn File

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by zblaxberg, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. zblaxberg Guest

    zblaxberg

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    #1
    Apologies! Moderator please delete. Computer was wacky and is now fixed.
     
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

    robbieduncan

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    #2
    When you say "that didn't work" describe, exactly, what happened. For example was there an error message? I expect the filename has a space or similar in it which requires escaping or quoting.
     
  3. lloyddean macrumors 6502a

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    #3
    First let me ask - by stubborn do you mean "locked" or "in use".
     

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