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  1. How to delete a file using putty?

    Hey...

    I want to delete a file on my router eks. smb.conf. It's totally messed up. and i want to start all over. How can i dele a file, which command to use?

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    Connect using putty (http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/.../x86/putty.exe) and login with your username and password.
    Browse to the directory where the file is located and delete the file using the command 'rm'

    Code:
    ~# cd /etc
    /etc#rm smb.conf
    This is really basic stuff. Have a look here: http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Teaching/Unix/unix1.html
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  3. Okay thanks alot... now i will continue with user rights.... anybody who knows anything about this? assigning folders to be writeable and so on?

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