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rm definition

In computing, rm (short for remove) is a basic command on Unix and Unix-like operating systems used to remove objects such as computer files, directories and symbolic links from file systems and also special files such as device nodes, pipes and sockets


Cannot remove file: “Structure needs cleaning”

From Victoria Stuart and Depressed Daniel answer

You first need to:

  • Umount the partition.
  • Do a sector level backup of your disk.
  • If your filesystem is ext4 run:

    fsck.ext4 {{ device }}
    Accept all suggested fixes.

  • Mount again the partition.