I love using the command line like a ninja, but its also really annoying when you don’t know the exact right command or option. I was trying to delete a directory the other day, and kept getting the annoying error “Directory not empty”
So here is how to fix it. I found the answer here, as I will outline below.
Use the ‘-R’ option with the ‘rm’ command to delete an empty directory. If the directory has relatively few files, I recommend using the ‘-i’ flag, as that will ask you to confirm each file to delete. See the screenshots below for an example: